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Doing Business With CDOT

CDOT breaks its procurement practices into two main units: Highway and Bridge Contracts, and Procurement & Contract Services. The Highway and Bridge Contracts unit handles all procurement related to state highway system improvements, while the Procurement & Contract Services unit purchases materials, equipment, and services needed for the day-to-day operation of CDOT.  

Procurement handles purchasing of materials, goods, and services that are necessary for the day-to-day operations of CDOT. Examples include:

  • Janitorial Supplies
  • Office Supplies
  • Maintenance Materials & Equipment
  • Building Facility Design & Construction
  • Variable Message Signs


CDOT's Construction Contracts Unit oversees procurement related to the construction of the state highway system. These contracts are issued as Invitations for Bid, and may include services and materials like:

  • Grading
  • Curb & Gutter
  • Erosion Control
  • Asphalt & Concrete
  • Guardrail


CDOT's Consultant Contracts Unit handles procurement of professional services related to roadway design and engineering. These contracts are issued as Requests for Proposals, and include licensed specialties like:

  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Land Survey
  • Industrial Hygeine


CDOT's Innovative Contracting Unit handles procurement for unique highway projects. Contract types include:

  • Design/Build
  • Construction Management/General Contracting
  • Public Private Partnerships


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