Project First on Construction Projects

Project First formalizes the partnering process to proactively identify and manage risks – to CDOT, Contractors, the traveling public, business owners and many others – through collaboration; the ultimate goal is to create project wins while maintaining relationships.
Project Risk Assessment Tool

In accordance with the new "Project First" initiative, please use this Excel file to develop your project specific Project Risk Assessment Tool.

Project First Escalation Ladder

This Project First Escalation Ladder spreadsheet shall be used for matters related to working in bad faith, incompetence, etc. It is not to be used for issues and disputes per Construction Specifications 105.22 and 105.23.