Preconstruction Services

Our Preconstruction Services include:

  • Multiple tools to control cost during preconstruction (cost estimating, constructability, value engineering, trend logging, and risk management).
  • The latest in estimating tools and virtual construction technology:
    • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    • 3D Modeling
  • Project-specific strategies based on our best practices and standard operation procedures.
  • Detailed procurement and subcontract administration procedures that allow flexibility and communication.
  • Employing qualified locally-owned and small-business vendors/contractors.


  • MWH believes that early input results in high returns.
  • Our approach creates a partnering environment to enhance collaboration, maximize value, and team efficiency.
  • Over $190 million has been returned to our clients in cost saving initiatives in the last 10 years.
  • We provide support for community relations and engagement programs on projects.

Preconstruction Statistics

million in VE cost savings
water/wastewater projects in past 10 years

Throughout the construction process, I have found MWH to be professional and competent in their work. In addition, we appreciated the use of local Greenville-based subcontractors. This local participation was important for keeping the revenues from the project within the community.

- Ray T. Orvin, Jr., Executive Director, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa)

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