CDOT Form 895 "Force Account Construction Method - Finding in the Public Interest" - Colorado

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Project Code
COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FORCE ACCOUNT CONSTRUCTION METHOD –
FINDING IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Project Number
Date
Location
The term “force account construction method” refers to construction work a public agency performs on federal or state funded
projects using its own forces. Specifically, it means the direct performance of highway construction work by the Department, local
entity, county, railroad, public utility company, or other agency by use of labor, equipment, materials, and supplies furnished by the
agency and used under its contract terms (23 CFR part 635.203(c)).
I hereby certify that Region ____ has accomplished all the necessary actions relating to items 1 through 6 below in
support of the request by ________________________________________ (Public Agency Name) to administer and/
or perform the work on the above referenced project by the force account construction method.
I
do / do not recommend that the public agency named above be allowed to construct the work by the force
account construction method. The work
does /
does not meet one of the following conditions justifying
performance of the work by the force account construction method.
[Check at least one box.] [See Section 8.02 of the Project Development Manual for further guidance.]
Emergency repair work
Incidental work for which the force account
construction method is cost effective
Railroad or Utility work
Material furnished by the public agency
Contract value under $50,000; lack of
Unusual circumstances unlikely to recur for which the
bids; or bids received were unreasonable
force account construction method is cost effective
1.
There exists /
We will obtain a suitable agreement between the State and the public agency under which
this work can be included.
2.
The public agency has submitted the documentation justifying use of the force account construction method.
See Section 8.02 of the Project Development Manual for required documentation.
3.
This public agency is paying part of the cost of the work or has other special interests as follows:
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
4.
The public agency has satisfied the Region that it is adequately staffed and suitably equipped to perform this
project work in a timely manner while satisfactorily completing the agency’s other construction and
maintenance responsibilities.
5.
The public agency’s price or cost proposal was subjected to technical and audit evaluations, as appropriate,
and was determined to be reasonable and representative of actual costs.
6.
The proposed cost, including administration, was determined to be cost effective and substantially less than the
probable cost if completed by CDOT bid contract.
NOTE:
Documentation supporting Items 1 through 3 is available in the Region files. Documentation of Items 4
through 6 is attached and should be retained as part of the project files.
Program Engineer
Region
CDOT ProjectWise
10/19
Original to:
CDOT Form #895
Copies to:
FHWA (NHS Projects), Region Project File
Project Code
COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FORCE ACCOUNT CONSTRUCTION METHOD –
FINDING IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Project Number
Date
Location
The term “force account construction method” refers to construction work a public agency performs on federal or state funded
projects using its own forces. Specifically, it means the direct performance of highway construction work by the Department, local
entity, county, railroad, public utility company, or other agency by use of labor, equipment, materials, and supplies furnished by the
agency and used under its contract terms (23 CFR part 635.203(c)).
I hereby certify that Region ____ has accomplished all the necessary actions relating to items 1 through 6 below in
support of the request by ________________________________________ (Public Agency Name) to administer and/
or perform the work on the above referenced project by the force account construction method.
I
do / do not recommend that the public agency named above be allowed to construct the work by the force
account construction method. The work
does /
does not meet one of the following conditions justifying
performance of the work by the force account construction method.
[Check at least one box.] [See Section 8.02 of the Project Development Manual for further guidance.]
Emergency repair work
Incidental work for which the force account
construction method is cost effective
Railroad or Utility work
Material furnished by the public agency
Contract value under $50,000; lack of
Unusual circumstances unlikely to recur for which the
bids; or bids received were unreasonable
force account construction method is cost effective
1.
There exists /
We will obtain a suitable agreement between the State and the public agency under which
this work can be included.
2.
The public agency has submitted the documentation justifying use of the force account construction method.
See Section 8.02 of the Project Development Manual for required documentation.
3.
This public agency is paying part of the cost of the work or has other special interests as follows:
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
4.
The public agency has satisfied the Region that it is adequately staffed and suitably equipped to perform this
project work in a timely manner while satisfactorily completing the agency’s other construction and
maintenance responsibilities.
5.
The public agency’s price or cost proposal was subjected to technical and audit evaluations, as appropriate,
and was determined to be reasonable and representative of actual costs.
6.
The proposed cost, including administration, was determined to be cost effective and substantially less than the
probable cost if completed by CDOT bid contract.
NOTE:
Documentation supporting Items 1 through 3 is available in the Region files. Documentation of Items 4
through 6 is attached and should be retained as part of the project files.
Program Engineer
Region
CDOT ProjectWise
10/19
Original to:
CDOT Form #895
Copies to:
FHWA (NHS Projects), Region Project File