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Percentage of Highway Infrastructure Contracts Completed On Time

Description: Percent of construction contracts completed within 10 percent or less over the contract timeframe.

What is the trend?: (FY 2017 to FY 2018 comparison)

  • On time: Performance Improving green arrow going up

How it is measured: Percentage of highway infrastructure contracts completed on time is the total number of construction contracts completed "on time" divided by the total number of projects completed in the fiscal year. On time is defined as contracts completed within a timeframe of 10 percent or less over the "number of days allowed." The number of days allowed is the awarded day plus the total days granted due to change orders with time extensions by third parties. The completion date used is the date the final estimate was paid.

Example of a contract completed on time: A contract states that the project will take 60 days. The contractor does not request any change orders with time extensions. The number of days allowed equals 60 days + a 10 percent allowance, which equals 6 days. The project is considered on time if completed within 66 days.

The "On Time (ALL CHANGE ORDERS WITH TIME EXTENSIONS)" viewpoint (i.e., the GRAY line graph) takes into account ALL (both third party and internal) approved change orders with time extensions added to the number of days allowed.

When reviewing the data, please note that alternative delivery type projects, such as design build and/or concession projects, which have different contracting models than traditional design bid build projects, have been excluded from this performance measure.

Why this matters: The purpose of this measure is to determine the percentage of contracts completed on time. The completion of contracts on time is an essential element in determining the department's efficiency in delivering construction projects.

Percentage of Highway Infrastructure Contracts Completed On Budget

Description: Percent of construction contracts completed within 10 percent or less over the adjusted contract amount.

What is the trend?: (FY 2017 to FY 2018 comparison)

  • On budget: Performance Improving green arrow going up

How it is measured: Percentage of highway infrastructure contracts completed on budget is the total number of construction contracts completed "on budget" divided by the total number of construction contracts completed in the fiscal year. On budget is defined as contracts completed within a cost of 10 percent or less over the "adjusted contract amount." The adjusted contract amount is the awarded contract amount plus total amount due to change orders by third parties. The completion date used is the date the final estimate was paid.

Example of a contract completed on budget: A contract states that the project will cost $90 million. During the contract, the contractor is awarded an additional amount of $10 million to the project for a change order. The adjusted contract amount equals $100 million + a 10 percent allowance, which equals $10 million. The project is considered on budget if completed within $110 million.

The "On Budget (ALL CHANGE ORDERS)" viewpoint (i.e., the GRAY line graph) takes into account ALL (both third party and internal) approved change orders with cost added to the awarded contract amount.

When reviewing the data, please note that alternative delivery type projects, such as design build and/or concession projects, which have different contracting models than traditional design bid build projects, have been excluded from this performance measure.

Why this matters: The purpose of this measure is to determine the percentage of construction projects completed within the budgeted amount. The completion of construction projects within budget is an essential element in determining the Department's efficiency in delivering projects.

Deliver the Right Projects

Implement effective planning and forecasting processes that deliver the right projects on time and on budget.

Objectives for goal:

  • Use scenario-based forecasting, budgeting and resource-management practices to plan and program projects.
  • Align plans and programs with strategic goals.
  • Adhere to planned budgets and schedules.
  • Provide post-delivery project and program analysis.

Performance measures for goal:

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