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Construction

Cost analysis & Contract Award

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

  1. Checklist complete
  2. a. Designer creates Engineer's Estimate
    b. Contractor creates price proposal
    c. Third Party creates Independent Cost Estimate
  3. Bids and estimates submitted to electronic vault; Project Development leads the analysis
  4. Bid below CAA
  5. ICE and
  6. Compare
  7. Engineer Services Review
  8. Award Contract
  9. Analyze Highs and lows; update EE, update ICE , resubmit  to electronic vault for send and Final bid opening
  10. Funds / Re-scope
  11. Go back to Design
  12. To Traditional Bid Build

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1 go to 2a, 2b, and 2c
2a, 2b and 2c to to 3

If 3 yes, go to 4
If 4 yes, go to 5
If 5 yes, go to 6
If 6 yes, go to 7
If 7 yes, go to 8

If 4 no, go to 10
If 10 yes, to to 11
If 10 no, go to 12

If 5 no, go to 12
If 6 no, go to 7 or go to 9
If  7 no, go to 12
If 7 yes go to 8

9 go to 3
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Updated: 02/25/2015
Federal Highway Administration | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20590 | 202-366-4000