Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Program Management/Construction Management Services (Federal Provisions)

Foster CM Group, as a subconsultant to the overall Program Management/Construction Management team, was recently selected to provide Program Management/Construction Management (PM/CM) services for the Airport Development and Engineering Department (ADE). The PM/CM Team’s primary project responsibilities will be for airfield improvements, building projects and landside improvements, including all phases of project development, including: Program Definition, Design Phase, Procurement Phase, Pre-construction, Construction Phase, Commissioning and Activation Phase and Closeout Phase.

Services will be provided in two parts: (1) The first part will be to establish the Core Team that will work with the existing integrated program team to provide the Scope of Services as projects are defined through the planning, Majority In Interest (MII) or Capital Improvement Program (CIP) process; and (2) the second part will be individual project or element teams.

The PM/CM Team will work as part of a comprehensive Integrated Program team including other consultant advisors, design teams, construction teams, planning services consultant team, cost management and scheduling services team and various Board and airline stakeholder representatives.

The Scope of Work is intended to include a broad range of Services and activities that may be performed over a number of years at the Board’s discretion. The projects included in the capital plan may vary significantly from year to year depending on need, funding and operational requirements at the Airport. Although there is no approved/authorized program to date of projects to be initiated, there is a likelihood of projects over the next 5+ years to include some of, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Runway, Taxiway and Apron rehabilitations and improvements
  • Terminal Development programs
  • New Baggage and Material Handling Systems
  • Upgrades to existing Baggage and Material Handling Systems
  • Upgrade and renovations of existing terminal facilities and support facilities
  • Landside Support Facilities improvements
  • Airport Development site improvements
  • Utility rehabilitation and improvement projects
  • Central Utility rehabilitation plant and improvement projects
  • Security enhancements
  • Modifications to security checkpoints and TSA screening systems
  • Public parking lots and garages
  • Noise insulation program projects
  • Repairs, replacements and improvements of new and existing airport roads
  • Airline clubs
  • Interior and exterior signage improvements
  • Utility infrastructure
  • Airfield electrical
  • Airline support facilities rehabilitation, upgrades and improvements
  • Glycol system rehabilitation and improvement projects
  • Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) facilities
  • Airport Tenant mitigation and/or relocation
  • Federal Facilities improvements and relocation
  • FAA Facilities improvements and relocation
  • PART 139 improvements
  • Airport transit systems relocation and improvements
  • Aviation Fueling Facilities and Infrastructure relocation and improvements
  • Utility and infrastructure assessments

Services Provided:

  • Program/Project Development, Management and Administration
  • Design Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Program/Project Controls
  • Public Outreach
  • Technical/Third Party Support

Construction Cost: Estimated at $500 million (task-order based)


Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport


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