I-215 Bi-County HOV Gap Closure, $152M

Project Team:  Ames ConstructionCaltransSBCTARiverside County Transportation Commission

GLA Facilitator(s): Holly Parrish-Bezner

Award(s) Won:
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.