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February 04, 2022

Bid Express ( Product Updates: New Roads is the collective name of a series of major updates that InfoTech will be rolling out to Bid Express at over the next several years. The goal of these updates is simple: make it easier for contractors to find work. You are encouraged to go to the New Roads site using the link to learn about the new product updates. Click here for details

June 24, 2021

Over the next year, Caltrans will be incorporating an additional AASHTOWare module in the production and advertisement of construction contract documents. During this transition to the new system, you will notice variations to the bid item list in the Notice to Bidders and Special Provisions, addendum letters, and the Electronic Bid Book (.ebsx file).  Click the link below to see updates:

Click here for examples of variation details

November 07, 2018

Caltrans is in the process of upgrading its bidding software from Expedite Bid (Expedite) to Project Bids (BIDS).  Beginning December 1, 2018, bidders can download the BIDS software, create a new Digital ID, and submit a request to bid with Caltrans through 

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Beginning December 31, 2018, Caltrans could possibly have the first projects advertised with the new software.  Bidders will need the BIDS software to view contract information for these projects.

Beginning February 18, 2019, all bidders will need the BIDS software, Digital ID and request to bid with Caltrans approved before submitting bids.

August 13, 2018 01:30 PM PDT

Contractors, all forms and documents must be completed as per the contract specifications. This is a reminder that the Subcontractor List form must be filled out correctly. Your attention is directed the instructions on the form and to items 4.2 and 4.3 in section 2-1.10 of the Standard Specifications dated 2015.

If the percentage of the subcontracted work is less than 100 percent a description of the work to be performed is required on the form. If Caltrans cannot determine from the form what work is to be performed, your bid will be nonresponsive. The percentage listed should be for the work and not the cost/bid for the work.

May 23, 2018 01:46 PM PDT

Contractors, submit your DBE/DVBE documents as per Section 2 of the Standard Specifications.

May 09, 2018 03:43 PM EDT

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What's New?

What's New Table. What's New Table lists the last 50 activities that happened in regards to the lettings
Letting Proposal Activity Activity Date
03-55551 Letting Made Available 01/19/2023
1 - 03-55551 Proposal Deleted 01/19/2023
03-55551 Proposal Deleted 01/19/2023
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Bid Express: New Roads

Bid Express: New Roads is a series of updates aimed at creating a more personalized experience that better caters to individual needs, jobs, and responsibilities.

Over the coming months, we'll be rolling out redesigned experiences to you across the entire service. Learn more.

Don't worry, if you don't love it, you can switch back to classic Bid Express for a limited time while you get used to the new look.

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