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Construction Tools - Project Controls

MnDOT methods for project control, assessing contract time during construction, plus guidelines on innovative contracting techniques.
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Determining Contract Time
Guidelines to determine contract time on future projects


Innovative Contracting Techniques

Past experience and guidelines for using innovative contracting techniques -

  • A + B
  • Lane rental
  • Incentives
  • Liquidated savings
  • Warranties
  • Pay for performance specifications


Assessing Contract Time
How to assess contract time during construction projects, including:

  • Working days
  • Contract time extensions
  • Liquidated damages
  • Suspension of work
  • Documenting time in construction diaries

For more information on CPM, contact MnDOT's Project Control Specialist


Contract Time Diary

Check out the Contract Time Diary  for non-computerized systems


Weather Contingency Study (Lost Production Days Based on Weather Study)

At dialog box, choose "Save" to save a copy to your local drive.

Note: Some version of Excel employ security routines that will stop the execution of macros in this workbook.

Choose "Enable..." at the prompts to view the data. To enable permanently, see the following tutorial.


Primavera P6 (hyperlinks coming soon)


To submit these forms, and for any associated questions, please submit emails to: *DOT_CPMSchedule@state.mn.us