For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:
(a) “Best value” means a value determined by objective criteria, including, but not limited to, price,
features, functions, life-cycle costs, and other criteria deemed appropriate by the
(b) “Commission” means the California Transportation Commission.
(c) “Design-build” means a procurement process in which both the design and construction of a project
are procured from a single entity.
(d) “Design-build entity” means a partnership, corporation, or other legal entity that is able to provide
appropriately licensed contracting, architectural, and engineering services as needed
pursuant to a design-build contract.
(e) “Design-build team” means the design-build entity itself and the individuals and other entities identified
by the design-build entity as members of its team.
(h) “Interfacing with the state highway system” means work performed within the state highway right-of-way, including airspace over
or under that property, or work performed upon property acquired by the department
for construction of a state highway, including airspace over or under that property.
(i) “Regional transportation agency” means any of the following:
(3) Any other local or regional transportation entity that is designated by statute
as a regional transportation agency.
(4) A joint exercise of powers authority established pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing
with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, with the consent of a transportation planning agency or a county transportation
commission for the jurisdiction in which the transportation project will be developed.
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