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CDOT Efficiency and Accountability Committee Evaluating Consultant Usage per SB19-079

05-Jul-2019 to 19-Nov-2019

Senate Bill 19-079 w as recently signed into law by Governor Polis requiring the CDOT Efficiency and Accountability Committee to study and report recommendations relating to consulting engineer contracts on CDOT construction projects. This includes analyzing the value of consultant costs using hourly vs. fixed price methods and making recommendations on the following five specific items: 

  1. Implementation of lump sum procurement
  2. Quality assurance process
  3. Revolving door of retired state employees going to work for consultants
  4. Incentives for closing contracts, early project completion and time resolution of problems
  5. Project staffing and implementation of 2014 Work Plan for consultants

The Committee will be meeting next Thursday, July 18, 12pm - 2pm at CDOT Headquarters in Denver. Stay tuned for more information about how CDOT will be implementing these initiatives.