Letting and award
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Letting and award

Before a transportation project can be placed under contract, the contracting agency must let it, or make it available for bidding. Letting involves:

  • Request for a submission of bids through a public advertisement.
  • Receipt of bids.
  • Selection of the most responsive bid using a competitive selection process based on qualifications, best value, experience, or any other factors included by the LG or required by TxDOT or federal funding requirements.

A well planned and executed bidding process allows the local government and TxDOT to get the most competitive price and allows companies to fairly compete for business.

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