2017 California Code
Streets and Highways Code - SHC
DIVISION 17 - TOLL FACILITIES AND RELATED MATTERS
CHAPTER 7 - Otay Mesa East Toll Facility Act
Section 31468.

31468.  

(a) The Legislature has recognized the merits of alternative project delivery methods such as the design-build procurement process in the past by authorizing its use for projects undertaken by school districts, the University of California, specified local government projects, state office buildings, and public transit projects.

(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide optional, alternative procedures for bidding and building the international port of entry facility and ancillary border crossing projects pursuant to this act. SANDAG may utilize an alternative project delivery method authorized in this section on the international port of entry facility and ancillary border crossing projects, after evaluation of the traditional design, bid, and build process of construction and of the design-build process in a public meeting, the governing board makes written findings that use of an alternative project delivery method on the specific project under consideration will accomplish at least one of the following objectives: reduce comparable project costs, expedite a project’s completion, or provide features not achievable through the traditional design-bid-build method.

(c) SANDAG may utilize the following alternative project delivery methods if the conditions in this section are met:

(1) Design-build.

(2) Design sequencing.

(d)  If the conditions in this section for utilizing an alternative delivery method are not met, SANDAG shall use the design-bid-build delivery method for construction of a project.

(e) It is the intent of the Legislature that alternative project delivery methods as authorized in this section shall not be construed to extend, limit, or change in any manner the legal responsibility of public agencies and contractors to comply with existing laws.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 720, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2009.)

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