Contracting with WYDOT: Basics for Highway and Bridge Construction Bidding

Contracting with WYDOT: Basics for Highway and Bridge Construction Bidding
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This article outlines the fundamentals of bidding for highway and bridge construction as well as other federally funded projects in collaboration with Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT). It covers the criteria for becoming pre-qualified with WYDOT, various bidding opportunities available, and diverse project types such as bridge reconstruction, surfacing, maintenance, and more.

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1. Contracting with WYDOT The basics to bid & become Pre-qualified with WYDOT for Highway Projects

2. Contracts & Estimates : Handles bidding for highway and bridge construction or other federally funded projects. These may include fence jobs, crack seals, seal coatings, guardrail, slope and slide repair, median barriers, bridge reconstruction or rehabilitation and highway reconstruction, surfacing, grading and maintenance. Bidding Opportunities

3. Engineering Services : Responsible for consulting services. The Wyoming Department of Transportation uses the services of consulting engineers, architects, surveyors, environmental consultants, design/build firms and other specialists to perform work supplementing department forces or to provide services that the department is not staffed or equipped to do. Bidding Opportunities

4. Procurement Services: Is responsible for acquiring all materials, supplies, equipment, printing, services, building modifications and new building construction for all branches of WYDOT throughout the state. Airport Projects : Information on bidding and bid openings for airport improvement projects. Bidding Opportunities

5. www.dot.state.wy.us Bidding Opportunities

6. Bidding Opportunities

7. Bidding Opportunities

8. Abandoned Mine Lands (AML), along with many Cities, Towns and Counties use the WYDOT Pre-qualification list. AML and public officials will determine if a contractors prequalification amount can be changed to perform the work financially. Why Get Pre-Qualified?

9. You do not have to be Pre-Qualified to be a Sub-Contractor or Supplier. Subcontracting is a good way to become involved in highway work. All Subcontracts need to be approved by the WYDOT State Construction Engineers office Important things to know about WYDOT Highway Contracts

10. Bidding Capacity based on: Financial Worth Work Under Contract Equipment Contractor Ability Rating WYDOT Pre-Qualification System

11. All persons, firms, co-partnerships, or corporations proposing to bid on any Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) construction project must first submit a Prequalification Questionnaire (Form PQ-2) available through the WYDOT web site. WYDOT Pre-Qualification System

12. www.dot.state.wy.us WYDOT Home Page

13. WYDOT Pre-Qualification

14. WYDOT Pre-Qualification Forms

15. On the application you need to indicate the Applicant's financial ability, the type of equipment, company organization and officers, and past work experience, and include any pertinent information necessary to accurately assess the Applicant's status. There are over 20 categories that a contractor can become pre-qualified in. WYDOT Pre-Qualification System

16. You must pre-qualify on a yearly basis. If there are changes in your company during the year, contact WYDOT. WYDOT Pre-Qualification System

17. Approval allows you to request a bid envelope if you are prequalified for the type of work on the project & you have a sufficient prequalification amount. The Prequalification Form once approved does not approve a contractor to bid on projects (building) let through the WYDOT Procurement office or the WYDOT Engineering Services office. WYDOT Pre-Qualification Approval

18. Prequalification may be denied or revoked if the applicant: A) Is declared in default while qualified in accordance with the applicable provisions of any contract issued by WYDOT. B) Has been determined to have made false, deceptive, or fraudulent statements during the prequalification process. C) Has been and is currently under debarment or restricted from bidding by another government agency because of criminal acts or serious breach of contract. WYDOT Pre-Qualification System

19. D) Has been disqualified for substantial reasons by another governmental agency. E) Has attempted to or has influenced WYDOT policy through gratuities or gifts to, or by employing WYDOT personnel. F) Has, while qualified, demonstrated an inability to meet WYDOT requirements for specifications and contracts. WYDOT Pre-Qualification System

20. Upon receipt of the Prequalification Questionnaire, the Prequalification Officer examines and verifies the information submitted. Incomplete forms will be returned to the Contractor. Out of date financial statements will not be accepted. Applications may take up to two weeks once all required information has been received. WYDOTs Process

21. A decision regarding the applicants prequalification and rating including the type of work classification is determined after all information has been reviewed. The WYDOT Prequalification Officer will notify the Contractor of their pre-qualification status. WYDOTs Process

22. The Applicant's previous and present job performance will be evaluated by using the WYDOTs contractor performance evaluation system to determine the current prequalification rating. WYDOTs Process

23. The Applicant requesting a Proposal Envelope will be required to submit a Current Work Affidavit (Form E-103) and indicate the total dollar value of all work under contract or subcontract regardless of the contracting agency. The current prequalification will be determined by subtracting the current work remaining to be completed from the Applicant's maximum prequalification rating. WYDOT Bid Envelopes

24. Direct questionnaires, correspondence, and questions regarding highway contract prequalification to: Jim Messer Prequalification Officer Construction Program 5300 Bishop Boulevard Cheyenne, WY 82009-3340 (307)777-4056 Contact Information

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