This virtual webinar will provide insights on the practical application of BIM for infrastructure and model based digital delivery related to the design and construction of transportation projects.

Our agenda will include an introductory plenary session on national BIM perspectives in Transportation, including updates on the AASHTO Joint Technical Committee on Electronic Engineering Standards, the AASHTO BIM for Infrastructure Transportation Pooled Fund, and the NIBS National BIM Program Steering Committee. You’ll hear a series of presentations from three transportation agencies on moving to Model as the Legal Document. This webinar will also include a panel discussion on Model Development Standards from state DOT, contractor, and consultant perspectives.

Who should attend?

  • State DOT representatives
  • Agency Personnel
  • Transportation industry consultants
  • Contractors
  • Software vendors
  • Other interested stakeholders

What to expect

This facilitated webinar will include presentations and panel discussions as well as opportunities for interaction using chat features.

Additional Information

There is no fee to attend and PDHs will be available for those who participate in the live event.

Webinar Registration

We hope you will join us!


10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m CDT

Introductory Plenary Session – National BIM Perspectives in Transportation

  • Meeting Kick-offElaine Richard, Connecticut DOT, George Lukes, Utah DOT
  • AASHTO Joint Technical Committee on Electronic Engineering Standards Mike Kennerly, Iowa DOT
  • AASHTO BIM for Infrastructure Pooled Fund Update – Mike Kennerly, Iowa DOT
  • NIBS National BIM Program Steering Committee – Roger Grant, NIBS

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. CDT

Future Agency Plans for Digital Delivery and Model as the Legal Document

  • IntroductionGeorge Lukes
  • Pennsylvania DOT Digital Delivery Directive 2025Allen Melley, PennDOT
  • Digital Delivery at the Illinois TollwayLaura Thompson, Illinois Tollway
  • Digital Delivery at Michigan DOTMarcia Yockey, Michigan DOT
  • Q&AGeorge Lukes

11:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. CDT

Model Development Standards Panel Discussion

Moderated by George Lukes and Alexa Mitchell, HDR

Panelists include:

  • John Wilkerson, Michigan DOT
  • Eric Cylwik, Sundt Construction
  • Will Sharp, HDR
  • Francesca Maier, Fair Cape Consulting

11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CDT

Meeting Wrap Up

Feedback on Today's WorkshopIan Howell, buildingSMART USA


Did you miss a previous webinar? No problem. You can watch a recording here.

WEBINAR 1: Using Model Based Digital Deliver in Design and ConstructionMarch 16, 2021

Webinar 2: Moving Your Agency to Digital Delivery – June 30, 2021

Webinar 3: National Updates and Model Development StandardsSeptember 28, 2021


This event is being sponsored by the Highway Engineering Exchange Program (HEEP) and buildingSMART USA chapter, and supported by the Transportation Research Board AED80(1) BIM for Infrastructure subcommittee.

This transportation industry workshop is the third in a series that explores opportunities and challenges presented by the shift to model as the legal document and model based digital delivery across the project llfecycle (from design to construction and asset management) throughout the United States.