California Department of Transportation

Caltrans DPAC Contracts for Bid


  • The Department of Transportation is going green and will no longer provide hard copy solicitation documents.  All solicitation and addenda documents issued by the Division of Procurement and Contracts are only available through the BidSync website.
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  • The bid opening time for all Division of Procurement and Contracts solicitations is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m.  The location of the bid openings and the conference call information will remain the same.
  • Published bidders list will be posted to BidSync at least once during the solicitation process. Caltrans advises that prospective bidders periodically check Bidsync for modifications to bid documents. Caltrans is not responsible for a prospective bidder's misunderstanding of the bid solicitation or nonresponsive bid due to failure to check BidSync for updates or addenda to bid documents, and/or other information regarding the bid solicitations. Failure to periodically check these websites will be at the bidder's sole risk.

Disabled Veterans Enterprise Program (DVBE)

Effective July 28, 2009, Governor Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill (AB) X4 21 into law. This bill requires State departments to award a State-funded contract with a DVBE goal to the lowest responsible bidder meeting the DVBE contract goal. For a full copy of the notification, please open the attached document. For questions regarding the DVBE program, contact Olivia Fonseca, Deputy Director, Civil Rights at (916) 324-0449 or send an email to

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

Effective March 23, 2009, federally funded contracts advertised by the Department of Transportation will include race-conscious and race-neutral subcontracting requirements. Information about the program can be obtained from Caltrans Civil Rights at

State funded contracts are not affected by this change.

This is the Department of Transportation, Service Contracts, web page. This page will allow you to select the type of contract you are interested in and allow you to download bid packages in each of the 19 various contract types.

Bid packages are in Adobe PDF format which will require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print the packages. This is a free download and can be downloaded by clicking here.

Information and downloads on various submittals for Architectural and Engineering contracts can now be found on the Architectural and Engineering Contract Information page.


Caltrans occasionally has need of emergency services which are not advertised for bid. If you perform a service that you feel would be of benefit to Caltrans, please go to the Caltrans Contractor Interest Registry.