ODOT Procurement Office - Construction
Bid Opening Day
Federal regulation requires all bids to be opened publicly and announced either item-by-item, or by total amount. ODOT reads total amounts. (23 CFR 635.113)
Oregon Statute: Bids must be “opened publicly by the contracting agency immediately after the deadline for submission of bids.” (ORS 279C.365(2)(c);
Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR731-005-0600) ODOT shall publicly open Bid or Proposal Price Offers.