The largest mission ever undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may forever change how the nation’s civil works projects are funded and delivered
Paul Crotty with Ventura Consulting Group was contracted to facilitate an alignment and partnering workshop with the senior leadership and project teams of the Inner Harbor Navigation Channel Surge Barrier project along with the Seabrook Gate project. Use of alternative contracting methods like Early Contractor Involvement enhance the opportunities for collaboration, cost savings and improved designs and expedited schedules. While ECI provides a contractual structure for better results, it still comes down to common goals and shared commitments. The leadership team for both the IHNC Surge Barrier and Seabrook Gate teams were all highly committed to the end goals, and made sure their teams knew that only by working as full partners would. they be able to achieve their goals.