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All contractors must be prequalified by MassDOT prior to bidding on MassDOT or Chapter 90 projects with an estimated construction value of $50,000 or more.

Contract Bidding

MassDOT uses Bid Express for receiving secure internet bids on all projects bid in accordance with MGL Ch.30 §39M and Ch.149 §44A through J.  As of April 1, 2011, MassDOT no longer accepts hard copies of bids on any projects.

Plan Holder Search

This application allows users to view Plan Holders for all advertised construction projects.

Project Estimates

Through this application, users are able to create preliminary estimates for projects based on current bid data and to research weighted bid prices.

Price Adjustments

Due to the uncertainty of prices for liquid asphalt, Portland cement, diesel fuel, gasoline, structural steel and reinforcing steel, and in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 303 of the Acts of 2008, MassDOT uses price adjustment clauses on selected projects to make contract adjustments to account for prices in effect at the time the work is performed.

Diesel Retrofit Requirements

Specification for retrofitting non-road, diesel powered construction equipment operating on MassDOT job sites.

Construction Schedule Toolkit

As part of the Accelerated Bridge Program’s new schedule requirements, MassDOT has developed a Contractor's Schedule Toolkit to assist contractors when creating a baseline schedule.

Qualified Construction Materials

Lists of products acceptable for use on MassDOT Highway Division construction contracts.  These lists have been compiled by the MassDOT Research & Materials Unit and are intended for informational use only.

Approved Fabricators

Fabricators of metal bridges and metal highway components must be approved by MassDOT prior to project bid openings.

Utility Contacts

This application provides contact information for utility companies in each municipality in Massachusetts, for use on MassDOT projects.

Road Flaggers

Chapter 86 of the Acts of 2008 authorized the Patrick Administration to publish guidelines and promulgate regulations regarding the use of road flaggers and police details on public works projects.

Manuals, Publications & Forms

View standard specifications, standard drawings, design guides and other reference materials.

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