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- From: "Chance, Acie" <AChance(--nospam--at)lacsd.org>
- Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2006 13:57:08 -0700
-----Original Message-----Those of us in the Bay Area have our own example. The new east HALF of the San Francisco Oakland Bridge was originally estimated at under $1B, IIRC, and is now at $6B and counting.....
From: Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)aol.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2006 1:19 PM
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Subject: Re: OOPS !!
Ralph Hueston Kratz, S.E.
Richmond CA USA
In a message dated 6/8/06 1:08:34 PM, rgarner(--nospam--at)moffattnichol.com writes:
Remember when you were putting the Engineer's estimate together, and you were thinking, "How can this project ever cost so much??."
And when the bids come in, you were thinking, "How could I ever have estimated it so low??"
Generally, take your best estimate and double it! And take your best construction schedule and triple it! That'll get you in the ballpark.
From: Caldwell, Stan [mailto:scaldwell(--nospam--at)halff.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2006 12:51 PM
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Subject: OOPS !!
Woodall Rodgers Freeway over Trinity River Floodplain
Cable-Stayed Signature Bridge in Dallas, Texas
Designed by Santiago Calatrava
6 lanes, 2100 ft. total bridge length, including 1200 ft. center span
Original Not-to-Exceed Budget: $44.00M
Final Engineers Estimate: $51.89M
Bids Opened 06/08/06 (Three Bidders):
$133.03M Austin Bridge
$122.44M Traylor Brothers
$113.27M Williams Brothers
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