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Project Estimation

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Project_Cost_Estimation_ManualThe purpose of this manual is intended to convey the transportation project cost estimation policy established by the chief road design engineer. In order to provide the greatest value to those using this manual, it must become established as a reliable source of information and guidance. The focus of this manual is to provide guidance and instruction to staff for efficiently and consistently developing project cost estimates and inputting that estimate into the Estimation application.

This manual provides general knowledge about transportation project estimation procedures and detailed knowledge on the Estimation application for building estimates. The user will find the current policy relating to the topic or where to find the current policy. The user will find comprehensive instructions for each step in the project workflow.

This manual has been prepared for the Nevada Department of Transportation’s engineering personnel and other interested agencies, departments, and individuals.

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Contact Information

Design Division
Nevada Department of Transportation
1263 S. Stewart St.
Carson City, NV 89712
Karen Liebherr, Program Estimation Specialist
Phone: 775-888-7248

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