Alternate Bidding & Asphalt Price Adjustment

Report
Pat Gardiner
Bureau Of Maintenance And Operations
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Why
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Concept
 Market Conditions Control
Concrete Vs Asphalt
 Fostered By The Concrete Industry
 LCCA Process No Longer Determines
Pavement Type
 WIN - WIN For PennDOT And Industry
 Lower Prices Thru Competition
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Criteria
 Sol 465-09-3
 Applies To Structural Improvements
 Interstates Over $3 Million
 Other Facilities Over $15 Million
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The “C” Factor
 Includes
 Future Maintenance Costs
 User Delay Costs
 Residual Life Discount
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AC Lifecycle = 50 Yrs
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Concrete Lifecycle = 55 Yrs
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Design Options
 PennDOT Embraced Alternate Bidding
To Save Money
 Plans Can Show:
 1 Alternate Pavement Design
 0 Alternate Pavement Designs
 Both Alternate Pavement Design
 Not Recommending Designing Both
Alternates Based On Cost
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The List
 3R & 4R Projects
 Columbia Co SR 80 Sec 078
 Allegheny Co SR 28 Sec A09
 Allegheny Co SR 28 Sec A10
 Washington Co SR 70 Sec Y20
 Bucks Co SR 95 Sec TPK
 Somerset Co SR 6219 Sec 020
 Monroe Co SR 209 Sec 007
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Future
 Focus Is On Preservation
 Limited Dollars
 Bridge Priority
 Open Plan Schedules To Include
Pavement Design
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Asphalt Price Adjustment
 Who Cares
 Adjustments Made Based On Monthly
Index When Material Is Placed vs The
Index In The Proposal
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LCCA
 AC Adjustment Factor
 Previously Calculated Based On Amount
Paid For Projects Closed Out In Last 6
Months
 This Yields Untimely Factors
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LCCA
 New Process
 AC Adjustments EARNED In Last 12
Months
 New Factor Calculated On 6 Month Basis
 Data Is Used In Calculation Of “C” Factor
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Questions
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