Alabama Department of Transportation Notice of Design-Build Industry Forum

Following notice of the Department’s intent to obtain Proposals from firms interested in providing DesignBuild Services for the West Alabama Highway Project (WAH), the Alabama Department of Transportation
(ALDOT) will host an optional Industry Forum on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Montgomery
Performing Arts Center (MPAC), located at 201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery, AL.
The WAH Project Industry Forum provides an opportunity for design-build teams, including contractors,
subcontractors, and design consultants, to learn more about the elements and considerations of this project.
Attendance is not mandatory but is recommended for firms interested in pursuing work as part of a DesignBuild Team. The WAH Project Industry Form will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Prospective Design-Build Team members are encouraged to attend the WAH Project Industry Forum to review
the project goals and the progressive Design-Build procurement process. This industry forum will include a
discussion on the project scope, contract procurement timelines, right of way acquisition, permitting status,
major utility coordination and other project details, as well as a discussion regarding the ALDOT Design-Build
procurement process for this project. There will also be time allotted for a question-and-answer session.
Interested firms, including prime firms, subconsultants or subcontractors, specialty consultants, DBE firms, and
local firms, are encouraged to enroll as an interested contractor or consultant on the ALDOT Alternative
Delivery Website:
Prior to the industry forum, ALDOT will host a live webinar for interested contractors and consultants to learn
more about Design-Build for transportation authorities in other states. This presentation will begin at 9:15 a.m.
in the MPAC immediately ahead of the industry forum presentation.
Following the industry forum, Design-Build Teams are invited to meet one-on-one with ALDOT and WAH
Project representatives. The one-on-one meetings will be held following the WAH Project Industry Forum,
beginning at 1:30 p.m. and will extend through Thursday, January 6, 2022, if required. Maximum meeting
durations will be 45 minutes, with a maximum of 20 team member attendees. Meetings must be prescheduled,
no later than Monday, January 3, 2022. Please schedule one meeting per contractor, consultant, or potential
Design-Build Team. Meeting blocks are limited and scheduled as “first come, first serve.” Meetings will be inperson at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center. To request a one-on-one
meeting with ALDOT and WAH Project representatives, please contact:
Snezana Dragosavljevic
Re: WAH Project Industry Forum One on One Meeting
Information regarding the Project is available on ALDOT’s Alternative Delivery Website:
Alabama Department of Transportation
CPMS No. 100074557 and 100074558 2 of 2
Questions or comments regarding project documentation may be provided at the industry forum one-on-one
meetings. Additional communication, following the industry forum, can be made only with the designated
Project point of contact:
David Welch
Re: West Alabama Highway