Join this last session of 5 series of webinars offered by Caltrans North Region Districts 1, 2, and 3 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. to learn about many of the details of preparing a successful bid. During this presentation staff will show the basics of preparing an estimate in a format that is generally used as an industry standard, what to expect after you get a contract and other relevant information.


  • The Bid Format
  • Preparing the Spreadsheet
  • Cost of General Conditions (Jobsite OH & Supervision)
  • Subcontractor & Vendor Outreach for Pricing
  • Quantity Take-offs
  • Pricing of Labor
  • Pricing of Materials & Equipment
  • Factoring in the Schedule
Immediately following the presentations there will be a Q&A panel where participants can ask questions about PTAC supportive services, understanding contract requirements, plans, specifications and estimate (PS&E) final acceptance.


Robynn Spence

(530) 720-1687