Reinstill faith. Reaffirm the mission. And reinforce confidence. That was Phillip A. Washington's goal when he took over the reins of the troubled $6.5-billion FasTracks transit construction program as general manager of Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) in 2009.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.