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The Department's Contracts & Specifications Unit administers virtually all construction projects that are advertised, bid and awarded by the Department. This unit develops and maintains standard specifications and details and provides contract closeout oversight.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a list of currently advertised projects.
  • Developing and processing all bids and contract documents.
  • Responding to general contract process questions.
  • Advertising projects for public bidding.
  • Preparing Bid Amendments for advertised contracts.
  • Conducting public bid openings.
  • Evaluating bids.
  • Making recommendations regarding contract awards.
  • Overseeing development of all technical and administrative construction specifications and details.
  • Administering the Construction Contractor Prequalification Process.
  • Conducting onsite construction documentation reviews.
  • Conducting the project final closeout process.

Quick Links


  • : The New Construction Advertisement Schedule is Available at:
    Current Construction Advertisement Schedule
  • : Electronic Payroll System Training & Implementation
    View Details (pdf)
  • : Submission of Paper Bids Notice
    Additional Information for Submitting Paper Bids. View Notice
  • : Watch or Listen to Bid Openings Live!
    Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM. View Instructions (pdf)
  • : DBE Proposed Utilization Form Bidding Requirements
    See Bid Book Inserts for requirements on Federal contracts effective 12/23/2011. View Bid Book Inserts
  • : Fraud Alert!
    Fraudulent letter requesting bank info. View Details

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