A&E Contract Information

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Updated 6/22/18

Welcome to the Caltrans Architectural and Engineering (A&E) Contracts web page. This page offers links to documents and other information to assist consultants.

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A&E Contracting Process - Procuring A&E Contracts


What's New?

Conflict of Interest Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest Form for A&E was revised on 6/13/18.

Fee and Escalation – Fee and Escalation have been adjusted to reflect the current economy in California. The process for calculating fee continues to meet the criteria requirements outlined in 23 CFR 172.11, while the escalation rates are tied to wage and salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

New Multiphase Contracts – New Multiphase contracts will use the existing consultant selection and overall procurement process.


New and Upcoming A&E Advertisements

The following contracts have been listed with Cal eProcure. For the most current information, please visit Cal eProcure as this list may not be complete.

The following A&E Advertisements are planned to be advertised in the next 5 business/working days:
District Type of Work Estimated Amount Description of Work, Outreaches & Changes New or Replacement Service
59 The Consultant shall provide professional engineering services to perform structure construction inspection to support Department staff in Districts 8 and 9. $27,000,000 Provide qualified engineers and technicians experienced in a wide variety of structure construction engineering. Replacement


The following A&E Advertisements have been posted on Cal eProcure:
Title Event ID Dept. Code SOQ Due Date

A&E Multiphase Project Specific – Upgrading Bridge Rail Projects

Appendix 1 - Supplement Information
07A4551 2660 6/27/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST

A&E On-Call Construction Engineering, Construction Scheduling and Construction Inspection Services

04A5516 2660 6/28/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E On-Call Land Surveying Services/D-2 03A2798 2660 7/12/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E – Hydraulics Engineering Services 04A5527 2660 7/12/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST

Caltrans Division of Audits and Investigations

Caltrans Division of Audits and Investigations provides the following information:

Announcement to Transportation Contracting Industry Partners and Stakeholders--June 22, 2012

AASHTO'S Audit Guide

Caltrans Letter Regarding Revised Audit Guide

AASHTO Audit Guide


The Department adopted regulations establishing procedures for selection of private architects and engineers. For text see:
CA Code Regulations; Title 21, Public Works; Division 2, Department of Transportation; Chapter 12, Selection Process for Private Architectural and Engineering Firms

Contract Information

Outreach Events

2018 Events

District 3 Outreach - Land Surveying Services (within limits of Dist. 2)
June 28, 2018

District 6 Outreach - Cultural Resources and Environmental Generalist Serices (within limits of Dist. 5)
June 21, 2018


District 3 Outreach - Land Surveying Services (within limits of Dist. 1)
May 11, 2018

District 3 Outreach - Traffic Planning, Modeling and Forecasting Support Services
April 20, 2018
         Sign-in Sheet

District 22 Outreach - Design Services
March 22, 2018

District 59 Outreach - METS Contracts
February 28, 2018
          Sign-in Sheet

District 7 Outreach - Project-Specific Contracts
February 26, 2018
          Sign-in Sheet
          Questions & Answers (Q&A)

District 9 Outreach - Cultural Resource Services
February 13, 2018
          Sign-in Sheet
                  Lean Six Sigma Contract Process
          Questions & Answers (Q&A)

District 43 Outreach - Stormwater Support Services
January 31, 2018
          Sign-in Sheet
          District Small Business Liaison Contact List
          Questions & Answers (Q&A)

District 43 Outreach - Stormwater Policy Development & NPDES Permit Support
January 31, 2018
          Sign-in Sheet
          District Small Business Liaison Contact List
         Questions & Answers (Q&A)

District/Region Calmentor Sites

Frequently Ask Questions (FAQ's)

General Information

Conflict of Interest

Forms Required with SOQ

Goal Requirements



Safe Harbor Indirect Cost Rates (SHR)

Cost Proposal Documents

Invoice Forms and Instructions

Forms Required from Awarded Consultant

Contract Boilerplate

Statewide Alerts and Other Information

Contact Information

Physical Address:

Department of Transportation
Procurement and Contracts
1727 30th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

Mailing Address:

Department of Transportation
Procurement and Contracts

1727 30th Street, MS 65
Sacramento, CA 95816

General Information:

Phone: (916) 227-6000
Email: DPAC.Communications@dot.ca.gov

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