Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Construction Tools

Information tools for construction personnel

Construction Tools Overview

This site is a switchboard to information relevant to the letting, award, approval and administration of construction contracts.

AASHTOWare™ Project - Construction - Materials

Resources for Construction Engineers and inspectors for using AASHTOWare™ Project for Construction Management.

ADA Compliance

View ADA compliance checklists and guidance for proper installation of accessible pedestrian signals, curb ramps and more.

Constructability Reviews

Constructability of projects.

Contract Administration Manual

MnDOT authors a Contract Administration Manual (CAM) (pdf) that provides MnDOT construction contract administration information for design-bid-build contracts.

Contract changes

The Contract Change Unit provides support to the District, City and County Construction offices with respect to Contract Administration for Highway Construction Projects.

COVID-19 Construction Guidance

OCIC will periodically be adding documents.

Final Process for Contracts

OCIC has developed a webpage that details the final process for Contracts let using the 2014 Standard Specifications for Construction and later.

Labor Compliance

The purpose of the Labor Compliance Unit at MnDOT is to ensure that public works projects are constructed and maintained by the best means and the highest quality of labor reasonably available — and that persons working on these projects be compensated according to the real value of the services performed.