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Pre-Construction

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Successful project delivery requires comprehensive planning and design processes that are ready to execute when your funding is secured.

There are many elements to consider when developing transportation projects including investment strategies, performance lifecycles, utilities, rights-of-way, rail, and public coordination. Implementing comprehensive plans as well as collaborative and integrative approaches early in the project lifecycle can help to confidently make complex and context sensitive design decisions. Learn how to systematically analyze and balance your project’s needs throughout the planning, conceptual, and design phases.

Find below a collection of resources from across U.S. DOT relating to pre-construction. 

U.S. DOT General Resources for Pre-Construction

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

Maritime Administration (MARAD)


Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

U.S. DOT Training Resources for Pre-Construction

Find below a collection of training resources from across U.S. DOT relating to pre-construction. 

Other Resources for Pre-Construction

Explore the following resources related to pre-construction from other organizations. If you have a resource to include on the Project Delivery Toolbox, please share it with us!

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Disclaimer: These resources provide an overview of the tools and information available to help successfully deliver BIL-funded projects. These resources are maintained on the U.S. DOT Project Delivery Center of Excellence website as a secondary source and do not supersede primary materials issued by each U.S. DOT Operating Administration. Note, U.S. DOT does not promote one resource over another. Accordingly, please work directly with the U.S. DOT Operating Administration managing your BIL funding for specific guidance.

Looking for Something Specific? 

Try exploring the site of the U.S. DOT Operating Administration of your BIL funding. 

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