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Please be aware that, as of January 1, 2010, per Public Act 096-1786, all those filing for, or renewing, an IDHR number, will be charged a $75.00 registration fee. Such registration will be valid for 5 years from the date of issuance.

Here is a link to the updated form.

IMPORTANT! The 2012 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction can now be ordered through the department’s Highways Manual Order Form.  Click here to order.

Construction Guides

Aeronautics Construction and Materials
BDE Specifications/Special Provisions
/Highway Standards

Bureau of Construction Current Construction Inspector’s Checklists
Bureau of Local Roads Special Provisions
/Check Sheet/Usage Sheet
Documentation of Contract Quantities
Guide Bridge Special Provisions (GBSP)
ICORS Report Tools
Schedule of Average Annual Equipment
Ownership Expense
TSL Drawings

Contractor Services

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – Contractor/Consultant Reporting
An Important Notice for all Illinois American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Contractors/Consultants
Approved Pavement Marking Contractors
Contractor's Market Place
Contractor Pay Estimates
Getting Paid Guide To Mechanics Lien &
Bond Claims

Guide for Contractor's Structural Assessment Reports
Guide for Working with Railroads
JULIE Update
JULIE 2010 Law Changes
List of Prequalified Firms
List of Registered Subcontractors
Oil - Coal - Gas Mineral Leases / Instructions-Contacts
Pay Item Summary
Prequalification Enhancement Committee
Price Indices for Bituminous, Steel and Fuel
Prime Contractor Prequalification
Posted Contract Change Authorization
SSPC Certified Painting Contractors Lists
Subcontractor Registration Form
Surety Company Contract Status

Consultant Services

ACEC / IDOT 2013 Seminar Questions and Answers  New
ACEC 2013 Seminar Slides
CECS and Supporting Documents  New
Consultant Forms
Consultant Mentor Protégé Program
Consultant Prequalification
Consultants Professional Transportation

Engineering Prequalification and Agreement Letter from Secretary
Facility Cost of Capital Rates
Federal Mileage Reimbursement Rates (for existing contracts with CONUS)
Frequently Asked Questions
Negotiation Information for Current Bulletin
Prequalification Enhancement Committee
Professional Transportation Bulletin
Standard Agreement Provisions for

Uniform Audit and Accounting Guide
Vendor Documents System

Forms & Templates

General Information & Announcements
Bridges and Structures
Business Services
Chief Counsel
Civil Rights
Construction Contractor for Prequalification
Design & Environment 
Discrimination Complaint
Land Acquisition
Local Roads & Streets 
Materials and Physical Research
Oversize/Overweight Permits
Planning and Programming
Public & Intermodal Transportation
Quality Compliance and Review
Region 1
Region 2
Region 3
Region 4
Region 5
SAAG Condemnation
Safety Engineering
Small Business Enterprises
Transportation Safety
Transportation Bulletin

Highway Authority Agreements

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Land Acquisition Services

Specialty Agent Application
Approved Specialty Lists
     Review Appraiser
     Relocation Agent
     Apprentice/Trainee Appraiser
Outsourcing for Land Acquisition Services
Land Acquisition Manual
    List of Land Acquisition Manual Updates
Land Acquisition Exhibits, Forms and Templates Index

Letting and Bidding

Administrative Code Part 6
Letting and Bidding Information
Pay Item Reports With Awarded Prices

Surplus Equipment Sales

Surplus Equipment Sales  New

Manuals - Memorandums - Rules

Aeronautics Part 14 Aviation Safety Rules
Aeronautics Part 16 Airport Hazard Zoning Rules
All Bridge Designer Memoranda
Bureau of Bridges and Structures Documents,
Manuals and Procedures

Bureau of Construction Current Construction Memorandums
Bureau of Design and Environment Manuals
& Memorandums
Bureau of Land Acquisition Policies and
Procedures Manual Updates
Coded Pay Items
CREATE Manuals
Land Acquisition Manual
Bureau of Local Roads Circular Letters
Bureau of Local Roads Manual
Bureau of Safety Engineering Programs, Policies & Manuals
Construction Manual
Geotechnical Documents Manuals
and Procedures

Government Electronic Records Act
Highway Manuals Order Form
IDOT Drainage Manual
Illinois Highway Info System Roadway
Info & Procedure Manual

Illinois Highway Info System Structure
Info & Procedure Manual
Illinois Highway Info System Railroad
Info & Procedure Manual

Illinois Standard Highway Signs Book
Illinois Traffic Monitoring Program
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Oversize/Overweight Permit Policy Manual
Project Procedures Guide
Quality Standard for Work Zone Traffic Control Devices
Road, Bridge and Other Related Laws of Illinois Manual – 2012


Approved Lists for Materials
Approved Testing Laboratories
BMPR Specifications
Guides, Manuals, MISTIC Reports & Miscellaneous Information
Laboratory Test Procedures
Materials Acceptance Information
Materials Forms
Materials "M" Specifications
Materials & Physical Research Policy
Project Procedures Guide
QCQA Package for Sampling, Testing and Reporting

Outdoor Advertising / Billboards

Control of Outdoor Advertising


Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT)
Physical Research
Products Evaluation Circular

Office of Business and Workforce Diversity / Bureau of Small Business Enterprises

Bulletin Board Requirements - State Funded Projects  New
Bulletin Board Requirements - Federal Aid Projects  New
Construction Mentor-Protégé Program
Consultant Mentor-Protégé Program
Contractor's Market Place
DBE Firms - Bulletin Registration Guidance New
DBE Goal Documents
DBE Resource Centers
DBE Special Provision
EEO Officers
FY 2015-2020 Proposed Multi-Modal
Transportation Improvement

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Highway Construction Careers Training Program
IDOT 2011 Disparity Study, Final Report
IL UCP DBE Certification Program
IL UCP DBE Directory
Introduction to Small Business Enterprises
Illinois Procurement Bulletin
OBWD Diversity Newsletters
Payments to Subcontractors
Proposed Improvements for Illinois Highways FY 2010
DBE Revolving Loan Program
SBA Size Standards
Small Business Enterprises Forms
Subcontractor Mobilization Payments
Supportive Services Program
Target Market Program
Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward DBE Conference (TCTR) New
U.S. Census Bureau / 2007 NAICS Codes
US DOT's Office of Small and Disadvantaged
Business Utilization Web Site

Subscription Services

Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Bureau of Design & Environment
Bureau of Land Acquisition Subscription Service
Bureau of Local Roads Subscription Service
CADD Standards/Downloads Subscription Service
Geotechnical Subscription Service
Illinois Safe Routes to School Program Subscription Service
Illinois Strategic Highway Safety Plan Subscription Service
Materials Subscription Service
National Bridge Inspection (NBI) Subscription Service New
Property Auctions Subscription Service

Target Market Program

Target Market Program New

Technology Transfer Center

Technology Transfer Center (T2)

Transportation Bulletins
If you are interested in providing materials or services for non-transportation procurements, please visit the Illinois Procurement Bulletin at

Bureau of Local Roads Contractor Bulletin
Construction Contractors Bulletin-Notice of

Consultants Professional Transportation

Notices of Contract Awards Transportation Bulletin
Procurement Policy Board
Transportation Procurement Bulletin
Transportation Procurement Bulletins - FAQ's

Utility & Highway Permits

District 1 Utility Permits
District 2 Highway Permits
District 2 Utility Permits
District 3 Utility Permits
District 3 Highway Permits
District 4 Utility Permits
District 5 Utility Permits
District 6 Utility Permits
District 7 Utility Permits
District 8 Utility Permits
District 9 Utility Permits

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