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Summary of State Transportation Agency Bidding Information Available on the Internet

Table Part 1 | Table Part 2

ST Registration Required for Access Bid Medium Software Date of Internet Bidding Implementation Real-Time WebCasts Bond Medium Time Difference Receipt to Reading Remarks Last Updated
Paper Disk / CD Internet Internet Only Bid Preparation Internet Bid Submittal Real-Time Bid Results Audio WebCast Video WebCast Electronic Paper
AL X X X Expedite BE 01/13/2006 X 09/22/2005
AK X X X Currently, electronic bidding documents (Invitations to Bid, plans, specifications, etc.) only available from SE Regional Office 09/22/2005
AZ X X Expedite BE 03/28/2003 X X Bond validation - Surety 2000 and Sure Path Network. Initial EBS files on the ADOT web site, but not addenda 09/28/2005
AR X X Expedite X X 09/28/2005
CA X X Conducted Internet bidding pilot in 2002 . Now looking at SiteManager. EBS files - bid items only, no quantities 10/01/2005
CO X X Expedite X Bidders not using Expedite charged $25 10/01/2005
CT X X 10/01/2005
DC X X Amendment Information sheet on "Solicitation Details" page. No Approved Products List on web site. 10/06/2005
DE X X Expedite X 10/01/2005
FL X X Expedite BE 09/29/2004 X X All bidders must use Expedite 09/30/2005
GA X X Expedite BE 09/17/1999 X 2 hrs Expedite required for construction contracts > $500k 10/06/2005
HI X X Bidders borrow plans & specs from DOT. No Approved Products List on web site. 10/05/2005
ID X Expedite X 10/06/2005
IL X CBID / Excel X Intends to issue an RFP for electronic bidding in July 2005. 10/09/2005
IN X Expedite X 10/09/2005
IA X X Expedite BE 04/03/2001 X Excellent overview of bidding process 10/09/2005
KS X X X Expedite BE 7/19/2006 (T) X X X 30 min KsDOT currently testing Bid Express. 04/25/2006
KY X X HwyBid X Bidders Required to use HwyBid to develop bid 10/09/2005
LA X X X Expedite BE 01/25/2006 X X Bid list only shows apparent low bid. Addenda - list only, no details 02/24/2006
ME X X Expedite BE 07/02/2003 X 10/11/2005
MD X X Using other modules of TrnsPort Suite - Estimator, BAMS/DSS. MDSHA has legal issues regarding bonding and electronic signatures related to electronic bidding. 09/30/2005
MA X X 10/11/2005
MI X Expedite BE 11/02/2001 X X All projects bid via Internet starting 04/01/2005 10/13/2005
MN X X X Expedite BE 01/18/2002 X X X Excellent overview of bidding process. MnDOT site lists only an Addenda list. All projects >$5 M bid via Internet 10/14/2005
MS X X X MDOT E-Bid MDOT E-Bid X X 11/29/2005
MO X Expedite X X MODOT is scheduled ot implement electronic bid transmission in January 2007. 06/15/2006
MT X X X Expedite BE 07/21/2005 X 1 hr 10/14/2005
NE X X X Expedite BE 11/04/2004 X X Diskette does not include addenda 10/17/2005
NV X X 11/03/2005
NH X X Interested in future implementation of Expedite & Bid Express. 11/29/2005
NJ X Expedite BE 08/23/2005 X 05/15/2006
NM X X X Expedite BE 12/01/2002 X 03/29/2006
NY X X Expedite X Post-Qualifies Contractors. May replace CHAMP w/ EBO. Seeking mgmt. approval to implement BE. 03/28/2006
NC X Expedite BE 11/20/2001 X X X 03/28/2006
ND X X X Expedite BE 02/11/2005 X X NDDOT does not maintain an Approved Products List for construction related materials 11/21/2005
OH X Expedite BE 09/22/2004 X Online bidding only - May 11, 2005 11/28/2005
OK X X X Expedite BE 04/22/2004 X X Webcast at (password required) 11/29/2005
X http://www.okagchwy.com/
OR X X 12/05/2005
PA X X ECMS or Expedite ECMS 01/01/2005 X Has a number of approved product listings, BrIdges, low-volume roads, 03/24/2006
PR X X Web page in Spanish only 07/01/2005
RI X X Quest X Bidder Q&A, Bidding info thru www.purchasing.ri.gov. No QPL found 04/03/2006
SC X X Expedite BE 03/12/2002 X Some bid tab history on Bid Express, but data incomplete. EE not provided 04/20/2006
SD X X SDEBS USERTrust 01/18/2006 X Informational copies of electronic plans are available. SD to implement Internet-based system January 2006. 01/17/2006
TN X X X Expedite BE 06/03/2005 X 04/19/2006
TX X Excel Spread- sheet X Publishes engineers estimate at advertisement. 04/19/2006
UT X UDOT EBS USERTrust 01/07/2003 X 30 min Only registered users may view structural drawings online. 04/19/2006
VT X X X Expedite BE 06/06/2003 X 04/18/2006
VA X Expedite BE 02/11/2002 X X X 03/09/2005
WA X X Ebids X EBS Files on CD only 04/17/2006
WV X X Expedite X X 04/05/2006
WI X X X X Expedite BE 08/26/2002 X Bid info on secured area of web site 04/04/2006
WY X X Expedite X X 04/04/2006


  • BE = Bid Express
  • EE = Engineer's Estimate
  • EBS=Electronic Bidding System
  • ALB = Apparent Low Bidder
  • PCC = Portland Cement Concrete

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