California Department of Transportation

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Caltrans Value Analysis LogoDivision of Design Office of Special Projects

Welcome to the Caltrans Value Analysis (VA) webpage. Value Analysis is a method for enhancing product value by improving the relationship of performance to cost through the study of function. Performing VA on projects and processes greatly benefits our mission of improving mobility across California.


Basic overview of the Caltrans VA Program, answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ), Annual Reports, Awards, and organization chart.

Policy & Guides
Caltrans VA Program Report and Team Guides.

Value Analysis Forms

Federal Highway Administration general information on Value Engineering areas crucial to the administration of a viable program.

AASHTO Subcommittee on Design - Technical Committee on Value Engineering
Establishes and maintains policy to assist states in the development of value engineering.

SAVE International
International society devoted to the advancement and promotion of the value methodology.


For more information about the Caltrans VA Program, contact:

Raymond S. Tritt, P.E.

Chief, Office of Special Projects
California Department of Transportation
Division of Design
1120 N Street, MS28
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 653-3348

This page last updated October 2, 2013