Nancy Smith

Nancy Smith

Nossaman LLP

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Major Step Forward for California Design-Build: SB 785 Signed September 30, 2014

With the enactment of Senate Bill 785, the State of California has taken a major step forward in authorizing state and local agencies to use design-build. Although many California agencies have the ability to use...more

10/2/2014 - Construction Contracts Construction Industry Design-Build New Legislation Public Projects State and Local Government

A Roadmap for Assessing the Benefits of P3 Procurement for Highways

Earlier this year the SHRP 2 Program and the Transportation Research Board issued a report entitled “The Effect of Public-Private Partnerships and Non-Traditional Procurement Processes on Highway Planning, Environmental...more

8/1/2013 - Department of Transportation Infrastructure P3s Public-Private Partnerships Roads

Update Regarding Buy America and Utility Relocations

As we have previously reported, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently adopted policies requiring Buy America compliance for utility relocations for federally funded...more

7/5/2013 - Buy American Act Compliance Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Federal Transit Administration Relocation Utilities Sector Waivers

Confidentiality Issues in Government Contracting: Promoting Open Government and Fair Competition

State public records acts and the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) were enacted to prevent favoritism and corruption, but have had unintended consequences on competition for public projects. As discussed in a recent...more

2/4/2013 - Bids FOIA Public Disclosure Public Projects Public-Private Partnerships

Tappan Zee Bridge Contract Awarded

As reported in our December 18 post, the New York State Thruway Authority unanimously approved award of the design-build contract for the Tappan Zee bridge replacement project to Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC....more

1/22/2013 - Bridges Public Projects

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