Committee Descriptions

DBE Steering Committee

A forum for working in collaboration with the USDOT-funded Small Business Transportation Resource Center staff and CCA’s DBE-certified members on developing programming of interest to DBE-certified firms.

CCA/CDOT Bridge Joint Committee

The core purpose of the bridge committee is to provide an opportunity for contractors and CDOT to discuss problems and develop solutions for the construction of bridges and structures in the state of Colorado. Goals are to conduct an open forum for problem solving; build relationships that foster trust and team atmosphere; and to generate specifications which meet the owner's expectations, are fair and equitable, and easy to administer.

CCA/CDOT Transportation Policy Committee

The core purpose is to develop and maintain the best possible transportation system for our customers by working cooperatively on the following goals: quality performance and product; program effectiveness; project safety, optimum public and private return on investment, innovation and positive public image and customer satisfaction. Meets monthly to discuss policy issues concerning construction of our transportation system and will accomplish this through the core principles of open communication honesty, dependability, integrity, mutual respect and pride of workmanship.

CCA/CDOT Joint Specification Committee

The purpose is to provide a forum for contractors and CDOT to mutually develop standards and specifications to improve the construction of highways in the state of Colorado. Goals are to conduct an open forum for problem solving; build relationships that foster trust and a team atmosphere; and to generate specifications which meet the owner's expectations, are fair and equitable, and easy to administer.  Meets quarterly

CCA/CDOT Innovative Contracting Advisory Council (ICAC)

This committee and its subcommittees work on technical and training issues related to CDOT’s use of alternative contracting methods (e.g. Design Build and CM/GC).

Colorado Springs Utilities Best Practices Committee

A forum to discuss what has been going well on recent projects, and where there might be an opportunity to make things even better.  This could be through clarifications to spec language, discussions about how to address 3rd party conflicts, etc. 

Construction Cooperative Council (PAC)

Mission of the Construction Cooperative Council is to interview and evaluate candidates for state offices and provide this information to the CCA membership. The committee also strives to introduce CCA members to candidates through a series of small breakfasts throughout the state and through other functions during the year including the annual Day-at-the-Capitol held during the spring.

Conference Task Force

The task force plans and assists with the coordination and running of the Annual Event.  The group usually meets from July through February.

Emerging Leaders Council

This organization strives to enhance leadership and collaboration of the emerging leaders in the infrastructure industry through professional development, community service and networking. We will maintain a focus on innovation, integrity and safety to ensure the success of industry for future generations.  Click here for more information.

Heavy Equipment Committee

A forum for Heavy Equipment users and Heavy Equipment dealers to develop programming that will add value to CCA membership for this sector of the association.

Legislative Committee

Mission of the CCA Legislative Committee is to focus on proposed legislation and advise legislators on the effect such proposed laws will have on the construction industry; to advise the CCA Director of Governmental Affairs on which bills are supported or opposed and to foster good relationships between the statehouse and the industry. The committee works closely with the Construction Cooperative Council in sponsoring the annual "Day-at-the Capitol".

Risk Management/Environmental Committee

This committee is dedicated to providing high caliber risk management and environmental guidance to the construction industry by providing products and services such as; safety and environmental classes and seminars, group drug testing/background checks/DOT driver qualification services, OSHA and MSHA compliance guidance and monitoring federal, state and local Safety and Health regulations. It plans and develops resources for the industries safety, risk management and environmental managers.

Special Projects Committee

This group is responsible for the planning and coordination of Associate Member sponsored events, such as, the annual golf outings, wine tastings, good will projects and the Associate Reception at Convention.. The group meets as needed.

Underground / Utility Committee

The purpose of the Underground / Utility Committee is to identify, address and/or promote issues of concern to CCA members involved in the construction or installation of underground and utility facilities. Goals of the committee include the creation of networking opportunities with municipalities and special districts that are water infrastructure owners, advocacy for proper prequalification criteria, and the providing of information about contract compliance on projects with federal funding.

Workforce Development Committee

This Committee is committed towards all proactive means of maximizing its members’ return from their most important asset – The Human Resource.  This committee deals with Contractor Certification, Education, New Trends & Technologies, Image Enhancement, OJT & Apprenticeship Training, Recruitment and University Relations.


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