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(4) The length of time the Government will require to review the submittals and return
all comments to the D-B contractor.
(5) What constitutes final submittal of the D-B contractor's design (When is the D-B
contractor's design cleared for construction).
(6) Copies, distribution, and mailing of submittals
The Project Criteria Approach will greatly determine the need, frequency, and detail of
reviews required for each project. Design-Build contractor submittal requirements should be
sufficient enough for the Government to ensure compliance with the RFP, the accepted
proposal, and the desired quality of the end-product. Corp's District design manuals or
standard operating procedures may provide a good source of information to determine review
g. Require that the D-B contractor have within in his organization a Designer of Record
for each area of design or submittals that requires approval. One Designer of Record may be
responsible for more than one area of design or approval submittal. Prior to submittal to the
Government, all design submittals and approval submittals shall be checked and approved by
the D-B contractor's Designer of Record, and each submittal shall be stamped, signed, and
dated by the Designer of Record certifying that the submittal compiles with the contract
requirements. Require in the RFP that all Designers of Record be registered professional
h. Require Network Analysis for Total Schedule to include Design and Construction.
i. Ensure that the design-build RFP, design submittals, and construction activities are
properly coordinated with Corps of Engineers' Mandatory Centers of Expertise.