Step 2: Determine Goals & Objectives

Public agencies create bundled bridge projects because of the benefits that can be realized through the process. For some agencies, the objective or goal of bridge bundling may be to address preservation/preventive maintenance of bridges in good and fair condition or to reduce bridges in poor condition, quickly. For other agencies, the incentive for bundling may include: insufficient staff, a sudden increase in funding, an obligatory deadline, or it may be to address a critical corridor or leverage other funding and financing strategies.  However, for nearly all agencies, increased efficiency – in planning, project management, design, procurement, and construction, is the primary reason. Below are some typical goals associated with Bridge Bundling programs: