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About Alternative Bids


Because of the potential for significant changes in material prices during the life of the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), MnDOT will be using a process for alternative bids for pavements on selected projects. Listed on this page are guidelines to be used when considering if an alternative pavement process should be considered.


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Mn/DOT Resources

Directions for Use of Alternative Bids for Pavements (Sept 1, 2011) (PDF 90 KB, 3 pp)


Prices for Alternate Bid LCCA Rehabilitation Strategies (Effective Until July 1, 2015) (PDF 72 KB, 1 p)


Preservation Fixes for Concrete Pavements (Oct. 20, 2011) (PDF 71 KB, 6 pp)


Preservation Fixes for HMA Pavements (Sept. 22, 2011) (PDF 83 KB, 6 pp)


MnDOT's Evaluation of Alternative Pavement Type Selection (APTS) Nov 16, 2011 (PDF 1.5 MB, 38 pp)