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Electronic Plans and Specs (eBIDS)

New eBIDS Document Naming Convention

Effective 5:00 PM Tuesday May 9th, 2017 all documents uploaded to eBIDS will follow the naming format listed below:
Old eBIDS name
New eBIDS name
Bid Document Type
Notes
C#####_Addendum No. n.pdf
OPO_C#####_ADD_##.pdf
Addendum
Sequential suffix: 01, 02, …
C#####_Clarification No. n.pdf
OPO_C#####_LOC_##.pdf
Clarification
Sequential suffix: 01, 02, …
C#####_Bid_Booklet.pdf
OPO_C#####_BB_##.pdf
Bid Booklet
Default suffix is "01", but Alternative procurements will use "02".
C#####_Bidding_Plans.pdf
OPO_C#####_BIDPLANS_##.pdf
Bidding Plans
Default suffix is "01", but plan sets larger than 200MB will use "02" and maybe "03".
C#####_Special_Provisions.pdf
OPO_C#####_SP.pdf
Special Provisions
C#####_Pre-Bid_Attendees_List.pdf
OPO_C#####_PBSIS.pdf
Pre-Bid Attendees List
Now called Pre-bid Conference Sign in Sheet
C#####_Wage_Information No. n.pdf
OPL_C#####_WI_##.pdf
Wage Information
Sequential suffix:  01 (preliminary), 02 (revised), …
C#####_Contract Time Schedule No. n.pdf
OPL_C#####_CTS_##.pdf
Contract Time Schedule
Sequential suffix:  01 (preliminary), 02 (revised), …
 

Information about eBIDS

 
The Electronic Bidding Information Distribution System (eBIDS) is an online tool that enables contractors, suppliers and other interested parties to locate, view and download bid-related documents for design-bid-build highway and bridge construction projects that ODOT currently has advertised to bid.
 
ODOT eBIDS provides free downloading of special provisions, bidding plans, bid booklets, addenda, clarification letters, and bid reference documents.​
 
ODOT vendors may also self-register as prime or informational plan holders on these projects.
 

eBIDS Home Page

Downloadable PDF Guides

Condensed Guide (Getting Started).pdfCondensed Guide (Getting Started).pdf

Guide (External Users).pdfGuide (External Users).pdf

Guide (ODOT Users).pdfGuide (ODOT Users).pdf

Reference Guide (PSE Bids).pdfReference Guide (PSE Bids).pdf

eBIDS Terms of Use

Terms of Use.pdfTerms of Use.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions

Please review the answers to frequently asked questions about your eBIDS account prior to contacting the ODOT Computer Support Desk. The most common issues can be resolved by following the instructions below. If you continue to have issues after following these instructions, contact the ODOT Computer Support Desk @ 503 986-3355. 

 Frequently Asked Questions.pdfFrequently Asked Questions.pdf