Cost Calculation for Asphalt Cost Price Adjustment General Special Provision

(5-04.5.OPT2.GR5)

The worksheet below is used to calculate the amount to be used for Standard Item 5837, Asphalt Price Adjustment, for those contracts using the Asphalt Cost Price Adjustment General Special Provision. This amount will change as the Asphalt Binder Reference Cost Index changes, so frequent updates are recommended. It is also recommended that you download the worksheet each time you use it so that you have the latest version. Revision dates will be noted here.

Last revision date: April 10, 2009

top

Cost Calculation for CRS-2P Cost Price Adjustment General Special Provision

(5-02.5.OPT3.GR5)

The worksheet below is used to calculate the amount to be used for Standard Item 005294, CRS-2P Cost Price Adjustment, for those contracts using the Cost Price Adjustment Special Provision. This amount will change as the Asphalt Binder Reference Cost Index changes, so frequent updates are recommended. It is also recommended that you download the worksheet each time you use it so that you have the latest version. Revision dates will be noted here.

Last revision date: April 10, 2009

top

** **

**Self-Modeling Tool**

This workbook is designed to assist the project teams on developing the projects' cost and schedule estimate considering uncertainty and risks that may affect their projects.

If you or your office needs some "Just-in-Time" training on how to use the Self-Modeling Spreadsheet please contact Ovidiu Cretu at CretuO@wsdot.wa.gov 360-705-7599.

top

**HQ Construction Office/Vendors/Contractors/Other Project Teams**

Estimators can get information about estimating project items from construction offices, vendors, contractors and other project teams. Trends in construction costs http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/biz/construction/constructioncosts.cfm.

top

Specialty Groups

Specialty groups are often able to provide guidance in finding cost and schedule information for their areas of expertise.

**top**

Bridge Manual

top

**FHWA Cost Trends**

The FHWA has established a Highway Construction Cost Increases and Competition Issues web page to share information regarding increasing construction costs.

top

**Urban Planning Office**

The Urban Planning Office has created an access based Planning Level Cost Estimating package. Contact Murshed Delwar, Senior Transportation Planning Specialist at the Urban Planning Office, 206.464.1263.

top

**Means**

RS Means publishes guides for construction cost estimating. Their heavy civil guide includes highways and roads and can be checked out through the WSDOT library.

top

**Benefit-Cost Analysis of Bicycle Facilities**

If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, you can use this tool (pdf 4.4 mb) to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride).

**top**** **

**Estimating Forms (Internal Use Only)**

**Search**** for these form numbers:**

232-007 Design Calculation - Bridge

232-007A Design Calculation

232-007D Quantity Calculation - Design Calculations

230-0031 Bridge Quantity

230-0040 Cost Estimate Summary

**top**

If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, you can use this tool to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride). for these form numbers: Design Calculation - Bridge Design Calculation Quantity Calculation - Design Calculations Bridge Quantity Cost Estimate Summary

If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride). for these form numbers: Design Calculation - Bridge Design Calculation Quantity Calculation - Design Calculations Bridge Quantity Cost Estimate Summary

If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, you can use this tool to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride). for these form numbers: Design Calculation - Bridge Design Calculation Quantity Calculation - Design Calculations Bridge Quantity Cost Estimate Summary If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride). for these form numbers: Design Calculation - Bridge Design Calculation Quantity Calculation - Design Calculations Bridge Quantity Cost Estimate Summary

If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, you can use this tool to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride). for these form numbers: Design Calculation - Bridge Design Calculation Quantity Calculation - Design Calculations Bridge Quantity Cost Estimate Summary If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride). for these form numbers: Design Calculation - Bridge Design Calculation Quantity Calculation - Design Calculations Bridge Quantity Cost Estimate Summary

If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride). for these form numbers: Design Calculation - Bridge Design Calculation Quantity Calculation - Design Calculations Bridge Quantity Cost Estimate Summary