The Construction Contracts Unit contracts approximately 100 to 150 highway and bridge construction projects per year. These construction projects are bid on a competitive basis, and are advertised each week in the Daily Journal of Commerce, the Construction Market Data, as well and the Construction Contracting web site.
Bid openings are conducted Thursday mornings at 9:00 AM at 3930 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE, in Salem, Oregon. You may obtain a calendar of scheduled bid opening dates from this web site by clicking Letting Schedules on the left side.
ODOT requires that prime contractors become pre-qualified at least ten days prior to the bid date they intend to bid. The Class of Work is specified for each project advertisement, and bidders must be pre-qualified in that class of work to be eligible to bid. Specific information regarding pre-qualification can be obtained from this web site clicking Prequalification on the left side or by calling (503) 986-2710.
Plans and bid documents are purchased from the ODOT Procurement Office-Construction Contractor Plans office. You can obtain more information about purchasing plans and bid documents from this web site by clicking on Bid and Award Information on the left side or by calling (503) 986-2710.
Effective January 1, 2015, Oregon Department of Transportation Procurement Office Construction Contracts Unit no longer prints and sells paper or CD copies of plans and special provisions (blue books) for upcoming projects. View and print plans and special provisions from ODOT’s Electronic Bidding Information Distribution System (eBIDS). To get started view our eBIDS page