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C-56 E. Blind Bid Opening

Contractor submits bid
Consultant submits engineering estimate
Third party submits independent cost estimate

  1. Prepare M&P spreadsheet for blind bid opening
  2. a. Designer Creates Engineer Estimate
    b. Contractor Creates price proposal
    c. Third Party Independent Cost Estimate
  3. Bids & Estimate Submitted to Password Protected Blind Bid Spreadsheet
  4. Compare EE, ICE and contractor to each other
  5. Discuss areas that are not within 10% of each other
  6. Repeast blind bid opening up to 3 times.  Then submit bids to EBS for the normal bid opening process
  7. Have all blind bids been opened?
  8. Submit bids to EBS for the normal bid opening

[start]
1 go to 2a, 2b and 2c
2a, 2b, 2c go to 3
3 go to 4
4 go to 5
5 go to 6
6 go to 7

If 7 no – go to 1
If 7 yes – go to 8

Contact

Jerry Yakowenko
Office of Program Administration
202-366-1562
E-mail Jerry

 
 
Updated: 04/07/2011
 

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