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Project Controls Office

The Oregon Department of Transportation's Project Controls Office facilitates the processing of PS&E submittals in preparation for contracting by the ODOT Procurement Office, manages the Oregon Standard Specifications for Construction, and performs cost estimating and bid analysis for construction contracts.

Contact the Project Controls Office

4040 Fairview Industrial Drive SE MS 1
Salem, Oregon 97302



Our pre-letting team processes the project initiation, DAP and PS&E phase gates, including quality assurance review of the PS&E packages.


12-Month Schedule of Contract Lettings


ODOT Specifications develops and provides assistance on the application and interpretation of standard specifications and special provisions.

Standard Specifications

Boilerplate Special Provisions

Cost Estimating

Our cost estimating team prepares the official Engineer's Estimate prior to bid and the bid analysis after bid for most ODOT transportation construction projects. Our team also manages ODOT's construction cost estimating systems and standards, prepares wage rate information for contracts, and publishes asphalt, fuel and steel cost information referenced in ODOT contracts. We support project analysis efforts, including risk management, value engineering, and constructability reviews and alternative contracting.

AASHTOWare Estimation

Project Wages

Steel Material Values

Asphalt and Fuel Pricing

Bid Price Information

Bid Item List