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Transportation Final 4-15-09 -   5.1 Percent of capital projects completed on-time and within budget

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Transportation Final 4-15-09
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5.1 - Percent of capital projects completed on-time and within budget

What is WSDOT’s record in delivering highway projects on-time and on-budget?

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Data Notes
Data Source: WSDOT Project Control & Reporting
Measure Definition: Percentage of projects delivered both on time and on budget (see data notes)
Target Rationale:
Link to Agency Strategic Plan: Objective 5.1 in 2009-15 SP

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Data as of December 31, 2008 “On-Budget” means +/- 5 percent of the 2008 Supplemental Budget. “On-Time” means the project was or will be operationally complete within the planned quarter based on the 2008 Supplemental Budget
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 Summary Analysis

WSDOT has successfully delivered 185 Nickel and TPA projects as of December 31, 2008, and is on target with the $1.937 billion Legislative budget.

Since 2003, WSDOT has delivered a total of 185 Nickel and Transportation Partnership Account (TPA) projects for $1.937 billion, on target with the legislative budget expectation. By March 30, 2009, nearly 70% of the projects funded by Nickel and TPA will either be under construction or completed.

WSDOT uses nationally recognized best practices to manage projects within budget.

On-time and on-budget performance on individual projects 

For the 185 highway projects completed through September 30, 2008, changes from the previous quarter are:

  • On-time delivery performance improved to 90%;
  • On-budget performance improved slightly to 88%; and
  • On-time and on-budget project delivery performance improved to 79% this quarter.

Key factors