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IDOT DBE Outreach Event - April 3, 2014

IDOT DBE Outreach Event-April 3, 2014

 

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced a second DBE outreach event for the Illiana Corridor, featuring presentations from the four Illinois proposal team finalists.

 

Tinley Park Convention Center

18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477

 

Check-in: 1:00 – 1:30 pm

Presentations: 1:30 – 2:45 pm

Rotating sessions with proposal team finalists: 2:50 – 6:00 pm

 

Opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and other firms interested in opportunities to work on the Illinois portion of the Illiana Corridor, the event is expected to attract attendees from Illinois DBEs, small businesses and other industry firms looking to team with contractors for work on the Illiana Corridor. The event will be a unique opportunity for DBEs to meet with proposal team members and IDOT study team to learn about design and construction opportunities, as well as learn about certification and eligibility. 

The DBE Event will cover:

  • PROJECT OVERVIEW
  • PROJECT SCHEDULE
  • SELECTION PROCESS
  • DBE CERTIFICATION AND PREQUALIFICATION PROCESS
  • WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • PROPOSAL TEAM FINALIST PRESENTATIONS
  • NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Illinois Selected Finalists:

  • Illiana West Mobility Partners
  • Illinois Corridor Connection Group
  • Illinois Mobility Partners
  • WM Illinois - Illiana Partners

Visit the official procurement sites:
www.dot.il.gov/desenv/transprocbulletin.html
http://www.in.gov/ifa/2763.ht

 

Illiana DBE and Industry Outreach Event -- December 4, 2013

IDOT, INDOT, & The Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) Host DBE and Industry Outreach Event  Following the release of the RFQs, IDOT and INDOT/IFA hosted an Outreach Event for Illinois and Indiana Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and other industry firms interested in bidding on work for the project. The event was held December 4, 2013 at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Joliet.

 

Illiana Industry Forum -- June 24 & 25, 2013

 

Partnering for Progress: Transportation Financing through Public-Private Partnerships showcased the proposed Illiana Corridor project, explored creative approaches to project development, and sought early input from attendees on design and cost-saving ideas.

The two day event also provided one-on-one meeting opportunities with the project team, an exhibit area and networking reception.

Illinois Department of Transportation and Indiana Department of Transportation discussed best practices for P3 in both states as well as ideas on the Illiana Expressway.

Because the Illiana Corridor is one of the largest transportation projects in the country in one of the busiest transportation hubs, the forum attracted an array of participants including:

  • Global contractors
  • Global developers
  • Construction labor industry
  • Engineering and design firms
  • Equipment and materials suppliers
  • Investors and lenders
  • Local, DBE, and specialty contractors
  • Technology providers
  • Industry media