Project:I-215 Bi-County HOV Gap Closure, $152M
Project Team: Ames Construction, Caltrans, SBCTA, Riverside County Transportation Commission
GLA Facilitator(s): Holly Parrish-Bezner
ENR California’s Best Projects 2016
Best Project, Southern California
Caltrans Excellence in Partnering 2016
Best in Class for Projects greater than $50M
Schedule: 545 contract days — completed in 537 days
Budget: $16.1 Million below budget of $152.1 Million
Safety: Zero Loss Time Incidents
This was a high profile, high traffic volume project with a potential for significant impact to the traveling public. Stakeholders utilized GLA facilitator Holly Parrish-Bezner to guide constant communication with the partnering groups, which brought stakeholders closer together and, in turn, helped complete an award-winning project.
“To safely and efficiently perform the work, weekly coordination meetings were set,
in addition to regular meetings as a collaborative effort of the partners.”
– Terry Lee, PE, Ames Construction, Inc.