Alternate Project Delivery Office

The Alternate Project Delivery Office is responsible for developing the Department’s list of candidate Design-Build projects, developing and advertising Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Request for Proposals (RFP), short-listing the Offerors and awarding the Design-Build contract.  

Notice: Any person, partnership, corporation, or other entity offering or practicing architecture, engineering, or land surveying shall be registered or licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 4, Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia. It is an Offeror’s responsibility to comply with the requirements related to organizational structure, any required registration with governmental agencies and/or entities, and any required governmental licensure, whether business, individual, or professional in nature, and failure to comply with those requirements may render a submittal non-responsive.

Questions and comments about the program should be sent to Mr. Shailendra G. Patel, PE, DBIA, at


Section  § 33.2-12 (2)(b) of the Code of Virginia authorizes the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Commonwealth Transportation Board to develop and award contracts using the Design-Build contracting method.

Section §33.2-223.2:16 of the Code authorizes local governments to utilize the Design-Build contracting method.

If state or federal funds are used, the local government must comply with Section §33.2-12 (2)(b) of the Code. 

VDOT's Alternate Project Delivery Office has developed guidelines to assist local governments.

Design-Build active procurements:

The Alternate Project Delivery Office has issued standard template documents for all forthcoming Request for Proposals. The template documents are provided below along with Exhibit 1 referenced therein:

VDOT Design-Build Standard Template Documents (Parts 3, 4 and 5)


Active Proposals

Candidate Projects

It is anticipated the projects listed below will be advertised using the Design-Build project delivery method.  The list is subject to change at any time without notice.

  • I-64 Peninsula Widening Segment III,  Hampton Roads District, UPC 106689 (RFQ release Fall 2017)
  • Bridge Replacement: I-81 over Reed Creek and Rte. 697 (Formato Lane), Bristol District, UPC 104936
  • Bridge Replacement: I-81 over Rte. 686 (Mulberry Lane),  Bristol District, UPC 107117
  • I-64 Widening from I-295 to Exit 205, Richmond District, UPC 107458
  • I-95 Improvements at Exit 130, Fredericksburg District
  • I-95 over Route 608 (Reymet Rd.) Bridge Rehabilitation, Richmond District

Under Construction

Bristol District

  • No active D-B Projects under construction.

Culpeper District

Hampton Roads District

Northern Virginia District

Richmond District

Salem District

Staunton District

Lynchburg District

Fredericksburg District

Page last modified: Feb. 1, 2016