Best-Value Contracting allow owner’s to consider other factors in addition to price in the award and execution of construction contracts. MnDOT currently has best-value authority for design-bid-build and design-build projects.
Design-Bid-Build authority is defined in Minnesota State Statute 16C.02, 16C.03 and 16C.28. MnDOT has developed the following guide for procuring design-bid-build best-value contracts:
Best-Value Procurement Manual (PDF, 1.8 MB)
Sample Submittal Package for Historic Masonry
Design-Build Best-Value authority is defined in Minnesota State Statute 161.4310 to 161.3428. Additional information on design-build best-value contracting can be found in MnDOT’s Design-Build Manual (PDF, 1.7 MB).