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To access TxDOTCONNECT, external partners should take the following steps:

  1. Complete and sign Form 1828b (Security Form) and Form 1980 (Request for External Access), available on the Contractors Forms page in, and send the forms to your district/division sponsor.
  2. Contact your sponsoring district/division so that they can request a TxDOT network ID and password for you, if you do not already have one.
    • The Right of Way Division is requesting TxDOTCONNECT access for ROWAPS and Utility consultants for launch of the Right of Way and Utilities functionality. After launch, if you are a ROWAPS or Utility consultant, send your access request by email.
  3. Your sponsoring district/division will request the appropriate external user access to TxDOTCONNECT.
  4. Log in to the TxDOTCONNECT system.

Training for External Partners

TxDOT provides training and training materials to support consultants who access TxDOTCONNECT. With each new release, TxDOTCONNECT offers opportunities for consultants to attend virtual training sessions to prepare for the new functionality. Training materials are always available and include reference guides, job aids and interactive training modules. Some training materials are specifically designed for consultants who work with the Engineer’s Estimate or the new Right of Way and Utilities functionality.

Questions? Ask the project team.

Training Videos

Reference Materials

Interactive Training Modules

Interactive Training Modules: Engineer's Estimate
Training for Engineering Consultants

Interactive Training Modules: Right of Way and Utilities
Training for Right of Way and Utilities Consultants

Additional TxDOTCONNECT Information