Alternative Project Delivery Division

The Alternative Project Delivery (APD) Division is responsible for leading VDOT’s statewide Design-Build program. The mission of the APD Division is to support VDOT in delivering projects by procuring design-build contracts consistent with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. In addition to procurement, the APD Division is responsible for developing and implementing statewide policies and procedures for the Design-Build program.

Questions or comments about the Alternative Project Delivery Division should be sent to:

Shailendra G. Patel P.E., DBIA
State Engineer APD
Alternative Project Delivery Division
1401 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA  23219

Design-Build Program  

The primary objective of the Design-Build Program is to utilize the most appropriate procurement method and contract that satisfies the Department’s goals and objectives for each project. The Design-Build Program is responsible for all phases of procurement from advertisement through award of the design-build contract. Additionally, the D-B Program provides post-award support regarding programmatic and contractual issues to help ensure proper contract execution. Questions or comments about the Design-Build program should be directed to Jeffrey Roby ( 

Effective July 1, 2021, the Professional Services Procurement Office was established as a stand-alone business unit within the Administration Directorate. Questions or comments for the Professional Services Procurement Office should be directed to Dee Audet (


VDOT - 2016 Transportation Owner of the Year by Design Build Institute of America

I-66/Route 15 Interchange - 2018 Project of the Year by DBIA

I-64 Capacity Improvements Segment I - 2018 Transportation Merit Award by DBIA

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