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Highway and Bridge Construction Bidding

Information for bidding on highway and bridge construction projects for the State of Colorado

This page provides access to information on upcoming highway construction bids, bidding rules, prequalification, results of past bids and various electronic bidding resources. 

Pavement Resources

For all rules and regulations regarding CDOT's Highway and Bridge Construction projects, see the Bidding Rules. All contractors must be prequalified to participate in the bids in accordance with the Bidding Rules. Please register and complete a prequalification application on B2G. If you cannot complete your registration and prequalification—including providing all required documentation, at least 17 calendar days before any bid opening for which you wish to submit a proposal—please contact our prequalification specialist, Peter Avbenake, at 303-787-9583. 

CDOT does not accept paper bids for Highway and Bridge Construction projects. All bid proposals for the construction projects must be submitted electronically via Bid Express. For help with Bid Express, please contact a customer service representative at 1-888-352-2439, or at [email protected].

Project Bids is the software used to facilitate the bidding process.  This software allows bidders to receive proposal item schedules and submit bids in a secure, electronic environment. Project Bids also tracks Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) commitments, automates calculations and applies amendments. Download Project Bids. (It's free!) Installing this software will allow you to view a project's schedule, found on the Current and Future Bidding Opportunities page.

Project Notices

Constructability Reviews

IM 052A-018 & Revision1 R2 I-25 Pueblo Corridor improvements.  

IM 025A-040 R2 I-25 at Trinidad project.

Innovative Contracting Projects

NHPP 0702-344 (19944) CDOT is soliciting proposals for Construction Manager General Contractor (CM/GC) Construction Services for Region 3's Phase 2 of the I-70 G US 6 Edwards Spur Road Project located on I-70 G from MM 0.0 to MM 0.576 and on US 6 from MM 165.7 to MM 166.3.  The Request for Proposal documents for this project are available under the following web links: Request for Proposal, Addendum 1, Addendum 2

IM 0253-255 (21506) I-25 Design Build Johnstown to Fort Collins: Short List of Contractors, Price Proposal Results Notice, Best Value Results and Scores.

Please see our projects page for additional information on all our Design-Build and CMGC projects, or the innovative projects page

NHPP 0252-450 (21102) CDOT is soliciting proposals for Construction Manager General Contractor (CM/GC) Construction Services for Region 1's I-25 South Gap Project Monument to Castle.  The RFP solicitation documents for this project can be found under the following web link:  RFP, Pre-Proposal Meeting ScheduleAddendum 1, and Pavement Material Determination.

State Best Value Projects

STM R200-240 (21881) was the only highway construction project to use the State Best Value Bidding in 2017.


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Construction Contracts
Marci Gray, Manager
[email protected]
303-757-9297

RB Simmons, Contract Administrator
[email protected]
303-757-9416

Construction Prequalification
Peter Avbenake, Administrator
[email protected]
303-757-9583

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