Denver airport unveils Great Hall project online dashboard to boost transparency

Dive Quick: Denver Intercontinental Airport (DEN) has introduced a new on the internet aspect for…

Dive Quick:

  • Denver Intercontinental Airport (DEN) has introduced a new on the internet aspect for its $770 million Great Hall undertaking — a undertaking dashboard that will assist officers preserve the community up to date on Period I building progress and its funds.
  • The new aspect is designed to offer transparency and share progress with the group, in accordance to DEN CEO Kim Working day. Very last fall, the airport canceled its $1.8 billion community-personal partnership with Ferrovial-led Great Hall Companions (GHP) and took over the undertaking. 
  • Each region of the undertaking will be labeled on the dashboard as to whether it is meeting anticipations, inside of the approximated threshold or over the threshold. The airport will update the dashboard each individual thirty day period.

Dive Insight:

DEN chose not to switch GHP with a different P3 but as a substitute went with a extra traditional strategy with Hensel Phelps getting over as building manager and general contractor below a $195 million providers contract. Hensel Phelps’ contract is established to expire Dec. 31, 2021, at which time airport officers count on Period I to be operational. 

Working day reported in a statement that immediately after the transform in associates, DEN made a dedication to undertaking transparency and that the dashboard is element of that guarantee. It will target on 5 spots:

  • The routine and significant milestones, which incorporate building of a TSA central checking facility and new ticket pods.
  • Construction fees.
  • Minority- and females-owned enterprise company (MWBE) participation.
  • Workforce plan.
  • Safety overall performance.

According to the July 2020 dashboard, all spots of the undertaking are meeting anticipations or are inside of the threshold. The undertaking has completed three.six% of the Period I routine spent 1% ($1.six million) of the Period I funds is on keep track of to satisfy its apprenticeship plans as far as the quantity of outreach gatherings and the percentage of several hours worked is near to its specific MWBE plans for design and building and has experienced no time lost to safety incidents out of the ten,648 several hours worked so far.

Other jurisdictions and organizations provide on the internet systems that allow for the community to keep track of taxpayer-funded tasks. Some examples are New York City’s Funds Tasks Dashboard, the Georgia Division of Transportation’s searchable undertaking map and the metropolis of Franklin, Tennessee’s operations dashboard.