Project Delivery Systems (PDS)
Traditionally project delivery system is defined as the process by which a project is designed and constructed for an owner, but these days PDS covers financing, planning, design, construction, operation, management, and maintenance of the project which have been delved into in this chapter.
Traditionally frequently used forms of PDS are design-bid-build (DBB), design-build (DB), and construction management at risk. There is, however, no formal system, methods, and principle which help in finding out the suitable project delivery method. Features, characteristics, procedures, advantages, and disadvantages of the project and the experiences of each player (owner, designer, constructor, and public authority) of the project are helpful in selecting appropriate project delivery method.
KeywordsPublic Authority Construction Cost Delivery Method Construction Phase Road Infrastructure
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