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Construction Tools - Contractor Payments

Documenting and facilitating payments to contractors

Contacts for contractor payments


Standard Specifications for Construction (spec book)
The Standard Specifications for Construction or "Spec Book" applies to State and Federal Aid construction contracts awarded in Minnesota. 

Click here for information on how to buy a copy of the Standard Specifications for Construction.


Contract Administration Manual
The  Contract Administration Manual provides guidance on contract administration of MnDOT highway projects. 

Check specific sections of the manual or the Web site for various topics.


Contractor Payments

Electronic Funds Transfer
Click here to sign up for Electronic Funds Transfer on the Minnesota Management & Budget website.

For assistance, contact the EFT Helpline: 651-201-8106 or efthelpline.mmb@state.mn.us




Computer Applications
Download software and documentation for the Contract Management System (View CMS) and the field modules - CAARS, Field Finals and Field Operations (a CAARS replacement).