MDT design staff is responsible for estimating construction costs for proposed projects. Interim guidance on cost estimating should be followed while the Department works on updating its Estimating Procedures and Guidelines. Please note that in the current MDT Procedures and Guidelines, some of the applications have changed, including: inflation, IDC, report formatting, etc. Cost estimating–related email may contain information that is supplemental to these guidelines. FWHA, AASHTO, and other states have additional information available as referenced below.
Please contact Michael Grover at 406-444-4188 or Lesly Tribelhorn at 406-444-6242 with any questions or training requests.
WSDOT Cost Risk Assessment
WSDOT Estimating Information
Caltrans Project Risk Management Handbook
Ohio DOT Office of Estimating Site
Guidance for Cost Estimation and Management for Highway Projects...
AASHTO Technical Committee on Cost Estimating