PROGRAM - GLOSSARY
Abbreviations, Terms and Status Types
Design / Bid / Build (DBB)
A project delivery method wherein an entire projects design is outsourced to one consulting firm through the use of Work Order Contracts (WOC) or project specific solicitations. Construction is then bid and contracted separately.
Design / Build (DB)
A project delivery method using a single contractor (the “Design-Builder”) for both design and construction services, with responsibility for delivering a completed a project or bundle of projects. This encompasses all activities on design-build projects from the notice to proceed until the road is open to traffic.