Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Iowa DBE Commitments Spreadsheet

Linked below is a spreadsheet of the Iowa DOT DBE Commitments that I have compiled from April 2013 thru April 2019.  You can use it see what kinds of work has been contracted to DBE contractors.  What type of work does a particular Prime contractor sub out to DBE contractors?  Is there a trend to the work being subcontracted?

Construction Leading Edge Website Part 2

I have found listening to podcasts an easy way to keep abreast of news and areas of special interest.  It is also a nice way to multitask while on long drives.  The best one that I found related to construction contracting is Construction Leading Edge http://www.constructionleadingedge.com/).  I blogged about this site three years ago. There are now over 100 podcasts.  The ones I have listened to are practical and filled with good advice. Below are links to two: