Estimating tools

Bid ExpressTM

  • Access
    • Region staff
      • Request region logon and password from hcci.dtid@dot.wi.gov. Include your name, email address, and phone number in your request. Regions requesting access for multiple users should submit one spreadsheet with requested information to the HCCI mailbox.
  • Consultants
    • Purchase subscription to Bid Express directly from Bid Express.
  • Bid Express User Guide

AASHTOWare ProjectTM Estimator

Quantities 2 Plans (Q2P)

Assists the user in creating miscellaneous quantities plan sheets

Asphalt estimating tool

  • Asphalt - Provides bid history for asphalt where the HMA pavement and asphaltic material prices are combined. (July 31, 2018)
    • Combined asphalt price utility - An optional utility that calculates the combined asphalt price and formats the chart into a printable document for the estimate documentation.

Mobilization estimating tool

  • Historical mobilization calculator - Utilizes bid history that can be filtered by a variety of criteria such as region, county, work type, and total bid amount. (July 31, 2018)
    • Mobilization - Mobilization percentages by work classifications

Major projects estimating tool

Cost estimating tool to assist in preparing accurate total project cost estimates from planning to 30% complete for major projects.

Project estimating tool

​An example of a cost estimating tool to assist in preparing accurate total project cost estimates from 30% to 60% complete. 

Backbone estimating tool

Cost estimating tool to assist in preparing accurate total project cost estimates for backbone projects.

For questions regarding the content of this page, contact:

Bureau of Project Development
4822 Madison Yards Way
4th Floor South, Room S437
Madison, WI 53705
Phone: (608) 266-1631
Fax: (608) 267-1862
hcci.dtid@dot.wi.gov