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    The Office of Project Letting is a unit of the Technical Services Traffic-Roadway Section, and contains several functions: Specifications, Estimating, Pre-Letting, Quality Assurance for Design.

    Specifications provides specification related training and mentoring, special provision assistance, interpretation, and modification and is the Specification liaison to DOJ. It also provides resources to help with utilization of special contracting methods (A+B, A+C, I/D, etc.) and is accountable for compliance to ODOT/DOJ class exemption.
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ODOT has received a Modified Exemption from DOJ Legal Sufficiency Review and Approval, dated April 2, 2015, for specific ODOT highway construction contracts using the 2015 Standard Specification for Construction.

2015 Oregon Department of Justice Exemption Letter




Visit the new 2015 Oregon Standard Specifications page for effective dates, purchasing instructions, and electronic versions of the specifications.

ODOT has contracted with Lynx Group, Inc. for the printing and distribution of the book. To purchase the book, visit the Lynx Group, Inc. book sales website by following the link below:

Purchase 2015 Oregon Standard Specifications Book

Notices of specification web site updates are provided below:

10-01-15 UPDATES
Changes to the Project-Specific Special Provisions Process
The Project-Specific Special Provision review and approval process has changed!  Effective August 16, 2012, Technical Bulletin TSB09-02(B) was rescinded and replaced by TSB12-01(B).  The new Technical Bulletin rescinds the formal PSSP process and removes the requirement for submittal of the PSSP form as part of the PS&E Submittal package.
If you have any questions on TSB12-01(B) – Project-Specific Special Provisions, please submit them to the OPL Pre-Letting email box: ODOTPre-Letting@odot.state.or.us

Technical Resource List (.xls Document) (.pdf Document)
[Updated 10-01-15]

Advertised Projects, Bid Opening Dates, Awarded Contracts, Project Summari​es, and more.
The Consultant Services page provides information and resources to help you do business with ODOT.
This valuable tool is designed to help you search a wide range of information within ODOT by subject titles. 
Information on how to request changes to the Standard Specifications or Boilerplate Special Provisions.  
Internal ePlans and eBids
Electronic plans and specifications, available only to ODOT employees.

Local Agency Specifications Part 00100 General Conditions

The new Oregon Standard Specifications Part 00100 for Local Agencies is now available.