February 28, 2019 09:53 AM EST


Transition from TrnsPort Expedite ® to AASHTOWare Project Bids ®

Effective with the April 3, 2019 Letting, the Department will be switching from TrnsPort Expedite ® to AASHTOWare Project Bids ® Bid component.  Each contractor 

will be required to obtain a new Digital ID and download the new software prior to bidding in the April 3, 2019 Letting.  A link to the Project Bids is available in 

the Downloads section of Bid Express. 

Bid Express is leading this process. Maine DOT encourages all vendors to work with the Bid Express Customer Service Team to facilitate this transition until complete.

In preparation for bidding with the new software, AASHTOWare Project Bids  ® Bid component, please ensure you have done the following prior to bidding:

1. Download the new software.

2. Create your new Digital ID for the Bids component.

3. After you receive notification that the Digital ID has been enabled, request to bid with the Maine DOT. The agency will receive your request and will approve or reject 

you for bidding. You will not be able to bid to the agency until the agency has approved your request.

Bid Express suggests that all vendors install Project Bids - Bid, conduct tests, and train staff, as soon as possible, to assist in a smooth transition.

Questions with regards to this initiative should be directed to Bid Express Customer Support at customersupport@bidx.com or by calling 1-888-352-2439. 

December 28, 2012 04:00 PM EST

When submitting a bid, please use the most current EBS proposal files.

July 23, 2012 01:15 PM EDT

September 07, 2011 09:35 AM EDT

Maine Department of Transportation
Bureau of Project Development - Contracts & Specifications Section

Visit our Contracts Website here à CONTRACTS  INFORMATION

Bidding Instructions, Forms, Standard Specifications, etc.


Visitors should not rely solely on the information on the MaineDOT Contracts Website as the information may not be complete or up-to-date.



As of July, 2012; MaineDOT has upgraded from Expedite version 5.9a to Expedite version 5.11a.  Contractors who bid electronically will be notified on August 15th, 2012 requiring them to move to version 5.11a of the Expedite Bid software to avoid experiencing an error during bid submission that occurs with older versions.

The new version of Expedite may be downloaded from the Downloads box on the MDOT's Bid Express homepage.

If you have any further questions, please contact Bid Express support at (352) 381-4888 or the MaineDOT Contracts Section at (207) 624-3410.

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