In a detailed preliminary design phase which followed a conceptual design for a Bus Maintenance and Operations Facility, The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT), USA, found the project demanded an unacceptable increase in building size and cost. Following a design simplification the project estimate was still 50% over budget with an accompanying 55% increase in building space to 108,000 sq ft. A VE team revisited the whole design to bring the estimate into alignment with the budget w...

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11.6.3 Manage facilities
11.6.1 Manage capital planning

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