A&E Contract Information

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Updated 4/20/18

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?

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

Effective 12/20/16 - Caltrans A&E will require the use of Novell Filr for uploading Statements of Qualifications (SOQs).  More information, including how to obtain instructions, will be in Section IV of the Request for Qualifications Notice for each solicitation.

NOTICE: Past Performance Assessments are no longer required. The Statement of Qualifications Submittal Instructions have been revised to reflect this change.

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
04 Staff Assistance, Conventional and Specialty Land Surveying Support Services $5,500,000 The Consultant staff will provide such services as preparation and maintenance of survey documents, including compiling and maintaining survey field notes, maps, drawings, and other survey documents to Caltrans. Replacement


The following A&E Advertisements have been posted on Cal eProcure:
Title Event ID Dept. Code SOQ Due Date
A&E On-Call Stormwater Policy Development & National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Support Services-D43 43A0379 2660 4/19/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E On-Call Single Project Cultural Resource Services Olancha-Cartago Four-Lane Project 09A0722 2660 5/2/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E Multiphase Project
Specific Roadside Safety/Collision Reduction Improvement Projects

Appendix 1 - Supplement Information
07A4501 2660 5/3/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E On-Call Professional Construction Engineering Services for D12 12A1736 2660 5/3/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E On-Call Structure Construction Inspection Services – Districts 1, 2, & 3N 59A1042 2660 5/8/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E On-Call Land Surveying Services for District 1 03A2777 2660 4/24/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E Multiphase Project – Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Stormwater Mitigation Services
Appendix 1 - Supplement Information
07A4506 2660 5/10/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E On-Call Environmental Generalist Services for District 4 North Counties 04A5473 2660 5/16/18 @ 3:00 PM, PST
A&E Multiphase Project Specific Upgrading Bridge Rail Projects
Appendix 1 - Supplement Information
07A4511 2660 5/17/18 @ 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

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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