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STATE              FUEL                                   ASPHALT CEMENT                    STEEL         PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER                   NOTES                    Contact
Alabama            Yes                                    Yes                               None          none            Construction Fuel for                            Jeff Benefield,
                   Index: Platt's Oilgram Price Report    Index: Average of quotes from                                   HMA Production                                   benefieldj@dot.state.al.us
                   Trigger value: any change              major suppliers                                                 Index: Platt's Oilgram                           8/14/2009
                   Opt-in Clause: Yes - Contractor may    Trigger value: any change                                       Price Report
                   elect not to bid Const Fuel item by    Opt-in Clause: No                                               Trigger value: See
                   including fuel costs in other pay      Web reference:                                                  specification
                   items.                                 http://csiis5/C8/Construction/Doc                               Opt-in Clause: No
                   Web reference:                         ument%20Library/2008_ALDOT_                                     Web reference:
                   http://csiis5/C8/Construction/Docume   Spec_Book.pdf                                                   http://csiis5/C8/Constr
                   nt%20Library/2008_ALDOT_Spec_B         Comments: Published monthly.                                    uction/Document%20Li
                   ook.pdf                                See Subarticle 109.03(e) in                                     brary/2008_ALDOT_S
                   Comments: Published monthly. See       Standard Specifications (link                                   pec_Book.pdf
                   Section 698 in Standard                shown above)                                                    Comments: Published
                   Specifications (link shown above)                                                                      monthly. See
                                                                                                                          Subarticle 109.03(f) in
                                                                                                                          Standard
                                                                                                                          Specifications (link
                                                                                                                          shown above)
Alaska             None                                   Yes, SS 401-5.02 (5/1/2007);       None         None            None                    None                     Name: Chuck Correa
                                                          Index: Alaska Asphalt Material                                                                                   Phone:
                                                          Price Index - weighted average                                                                                   Email:
                                                          of spot prices                                                                                                   chuck.correa@alaska.gov
                                                          Trigger value: 7.5%                                                                                              8/17/2009
                                                          Opt-in Clause: no
                                                          Web reference:
                                                          http://www.dot.state.ak.us/stwdde
                                                          s/dcspubs/assets/pdf/directives/at
                                                          tach/std_mods_a_41007.pdf

Arizona            Yes, for diesel fuel;                  Yes,for bituminous materiall;    none           none                    none                                     Bill Vachon, FHWA-AZ,
                   Index:OPIS(Oil Price Information       Index: Asphalt Weekly Monitor, a                                                                                 9/8/2008
                   Service) Trigger Value: 15%            publication of Poten & Partners
                   Opt-in clause: No                      Trigger Value: 0 %
                   Web reference:                         Opt-in clause:No
                   http://www.azdot.gov/Highways/CNS/     Web reference:
                   bitmat.asp                             http://www.azdot.gov/Highways/C
                   Comments: updated 10/11/06             NS/bitmat.asp
                                                          Comments:

Arkansas           none                                   none                             none           none                    none          none at this time;         8/31/2008, Susan Wimberly,
                                                                                                                                                                           FHWA Arkansas




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE               FUEL                                 ASPHALT CEMENT                           STEEL                     PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER                                NOTES         Contact
California          None                                 Yes                                      None                      none            none                                               Name: Chuck Suszko
                    Comment: Industry/Caltrans is        Index: California Statewide              Comment: Industry is                                                                         Email:
                    meeting to discuss possibly          Paving Asphalt Price Index               in the process of                                                                            chuck.suszko@dot.ca.gov
                    implementation of a fuel price       Trigger Value: Current 10% will          making a proposal to
                    adjustment compensation              be revised to 5% by December             Caltrans for a Steel
                    specification.                       2008.                                    price adjustment
                                                         Opt-in clause: No                        compensation
                                                         Web Reference: Index:                    specification.
                                                         http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/esc/oe/a
                                                         sphalt_index/astable.html
                                                                 Specification:
                                                         http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/esc/oe/s
                                                         pecifications/SSPs/2006-
                                                         SSPs/Sec_05_Gens/District/S5-
                                                         230_E_A11-16-07.doc
                                                         Comments: Industry/Caltrans
                                                         currently meeting to discuss
                                                         possible changes to the Index
                                                         and compensation adjustment
                                                         formula.
Colorado            Yes, 3 31 2006                       Yes                                      none                      none                      none                                     Name: Larry Brinck, Email:
                    Index: OPIS #2 Diesel                Index: Encana WCS                                                                                                                     larry.brinck@dot.state.co.us
                    Trigger Value: 5%                    Trigger Value: 5%                                                                                                                     , 8/25/2009
                    Opt-in clause: Yes                   Opt-in clause: No, it is mandatory
                    Web reference: Section 109 -         Web reference: Section 109 -
                    http://www.dot.state.co.us/DesignSup http://www.dot.state.co.us/Design
                    port/Construction/2005SpecsBook/20 Support/Construction/2005Specs
                    05SSP/2005_SSP_Index.htm             Book/2005SSP/2005_SSP_Index.
                    Comments:                            htm
                                                         Comments:

Connecticut         Yes,                                     Yes,                                 Yes, for reinforcing      Yes,                      Materials for                            9/8/08 Terri Thompson
                    Index: latest published selling price,   Index: the selling price of PG64-    steel                     Index: latest             Structural Steel                         terri.thompson@po.state.ct.u
                    in cents per gallon for “Diesel Fuel     28 paving grade (primary binder      Index: prices for         published price, in                     This                       s
                    No. 2, Ultra Low Sulfur” as listed       classification), F.O.B.              Rebar- Uncoated and       dollars per ton (U.S.),   provision will apply
                    under Pad 1, City of New Haven -         manufacturer's terminal, as listed   Rebar-Coated using        for Portland cement       only to structural steel
                    Rack Average by the Oil Price            under the "East Coast Market -       the latest published      (Type I) quoted for       for bridge girders. An
                    Information Service (OPIS).              New England, New Haven,              price, in dollars per     Boston, U.S.A. in the     estimated amount will
                    Trigger Value: difference                Connecticut area” in the             hundredweight (cwt) for   Engineering News-         be shown in the bid
                    between the Fuel Base Price and          ASPHALT WEEKLY MONITOR               “Reinforcing Bars         Record (ENR)              proposal form. The
                    Fuel Period Price is in excess of five   ® furnished by Poten & Partners,     (Grade 60, #4)” and               Trigger           payment for material
                    percent (5%)                             Inc. ?                               “Reinforcing Bars         Value: difference         will be based on the
                    Opt-in clause: ?                         Trigger Value: $5.00                 (Epoxy-coated)”           between the Cement        actual invoice price as
                    Web reference: Specification and         Opt-in clause: ?                     quoted for Boston,        Base Price and            shown on the invoice
                    adjustment information available at      Web reference: Specification         U.S.A. in the             Cement Period Price       received for materials
                    http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=1   and adjustment information           Engineering News-         is greater than five      purchased subject to
                    410&q=399708                             available at                         Record (ENR)              percent (5%).             the limits on the
                    Comments: Trial provision- limited       http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.a     Trigger Value:            Opt-in clause: ?          material waste.
                    use on major projects greater than       sp?a=1410&q=399708                   difference between the    Web reference:            Affidavit submission
                    two years in duration                    Comments: applied to all             Base Price and Period     Specification and         that has the latest
                                                             projects with greater than 1000      Price of either Rebar-    adjustment                price quote from the
                                                             tons.                                Coated or Rebar-          information available     mill or warehouse
                                                                                                  Uncoated shall be in      at                        quote for the material
                                                                                                  excess of five percent    http://www.ct.gov/dot/c   being used is
                                                                                                  (5%).                     wp/view.asp?a=1410&       required.
                                                                                                                     Opt-   q=399708
                                                                                                  in clause: ?              Comments: Trial            Web reference:
                                                                                                  Web reference:            provision- limited use    Specification available
                                                                                                  Specification and         on major projects         at
                                                                                                  adjustment information    greater than two years    http://www.conndot.ct.go
                                                                                                  available at              in duration.              v/specpro/0603371A.doc
                                                                                                  http://www.ct.gov/dot/c
                                                                                                  wp/view.asp?a=1410&




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE               FUEL                                       ASPHALT CEMENT                         STEEL                    PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER                         NOTES                                  Contact
Delaware            Yes, High Sulfur No. 2 Diesel              Yes, PG 64-22                          None                     None            Labor, one project            No opt in or opt out provision         9/3/2008; Nagase George
                    Index: Oil Price Information Service       Index: F.O.B. Philadelphia,                                                     only, effective 4th                                                  (DelDOT)
                    (OPIS) - Our Contract Administration       Pennsylvania - Our Contract                                                     calendar year and                                                    George.Nagase@state.de.us
                    section fills in the price at time of      Administration section fills in the                                             beyond, 10% trigger,                                                 ; Montag, Daniel
                    advertisement.                             price at time of advertisement.                                                 based on prevailing                                                  Daniel.Montag@fhwa.dot.go
                    Trigger Value: + 5%                        Trigger Value: no percentage                                                    wage rates only,                                                     v
                    Opt-in clause: no                          Opt-in clause: no                                                               includes all subs.
                    Comments: usage factors for                Comments: Minimum 1,000 tons
                    category of work item (Certain items
                    must exceed certain quantities).

District of Columbia none                                      Yes                                    none                     none                none                                                             Bob Mooney, FHWA-DC,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9/16/2008
Florida             Yes,                                       Yes,                                   started 3/2004, ended    None                On selected projects a    Fuel and AC PAC started in early       Dave Sadler, 8/17/2009
                    Index: Monthly price indexed at            Index: Monthly price indexed at        12/2004, Being asked                         general contract price    1980's, current version started in
                    terminals in Florida                       terminals in Florida                   by industry to again                         adjustment clause         2000; Contractor no option of
                    Trigger Value: 5%                          Trigger Value: 5%                      consider adding a                            based on                  accepting or rejecting PAC
                    Opt-in clause: No                          Opt-in clause: No                      steel adjustment                             the US Department of
                    Web reference:                             Web reference:                         clause to contracts -                        Labor's PPI
                    http://www.dot.state.fl.us/specification   http://www.dot.state.fl.us/specifica   draft is developed but                       www.dot.state.fl.us/con
                    soffice/Implemented/CurrentBK/Curre        tionsoffice/Implemented/CurrentB       has not been                                 struction/PPI/Producer
                    ntSpecs/009.pdf                            K/CurrentSpecs/009.pdf                 advanced, copy                               PriceIndex.htm
                    Comments:                                  Comments:                              attached.. FDOT is                           This use was a limited
                                                                                                      currently not                                trial basis.
                                                                                                      considering a Steel
                                                                                                      Adjustment clause for
                                                                                                      its contracts.
Georgia             Yes,                                       Yes,                                   none                     none                none                      none                                   10/18/2009 , Gregory T.
                    Index: AAA                                 Index: Monthly price from GA                                                                                                                         Mayo, P.E., Division Director
                    Trigger Value: 5%                          suppliers                                                                                                                                            of Construction, Georgia
                    Opt-in clause: No                          Trigger Value: 5%                                                                                                                                    Department of
                    Web reference:                             Opt-in clause: No                                                                                                                                    Transportation, 600 West
                    http://www.dot.ga.gov/doingbusiness/       Web reference:                                                                                                                                       Peachtree Street, Atlanta,
                    Materials/Pages/asphaltcementindex.        http://www.dot.ga.gov/doingbusin                                                                                                                     GA 30308,
                    aspx                                       ess/Materials/Pages/asphaltceme                                                                                                                      gmayo@dot.ga.gov, Office
                    Comments: Applies only to projects         ntindex.aspx                                                                                                                                         404-631-1970
                    with a duration of 366 days or more.       Comments: Applies only to
                    Based on quantities for Excavation,        projects with a duration of 366
                    Graded Aggregate Base, Asphalt,            days or more. There is a
                    PCC Pavement, and certain bridge           maximum percentage above the
                    items. There is a maximum                  price at letting of 125%. The
                    percentage above the price at letting      adjustment takes effect from the
                    of 125%. The adjustment takes              letting.
                    effect from the letting.

Hawaii              None                                       Yes,                                   None                     5% +/-              5% +/- for reinforcing, PAC started in March 2000                9/26/2007, Clifford Chew,
                                                               Index: ?                                                                            structural, and                                                  FHWA Hawaii
                                                               Trigger Value: 5% +/-                                                               galvanized steel
                                                               Opt-in clause: ?                                                                    including
                                                               Web reference: ?                                                                    prestress/post-tension
                                                               Comments:                                                                           strands.




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE              FUEL                                    ASPHALT CEMENT                    STEEL                       PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER    NOTES                             Contact
Idaho              Yes,                                    Yes,                              none                        none            none     none                              Frances Hood,
                   Index: OPIS; #2 diesel fuel clear;      Index: Poten and Partners                                                                                                frances.hood@itd.idaho.gov,
                   ultra low sulfur                        Trigger Value: 10%                                                                                                       8/28/2009
                   Trigger Value: 10%                      Opt-in clause: no
                   Opt-in clause: No                       Web reference:
                   Web reference:                          http://itd.idaho.gov/Highways/Con
                   http://itd.idaho.gov/Highways/Constru   struction/Asphalt_Index/AsphaltIn
                   ction/fuel_index/fuel_index.pdf         dex.pdf
                   Comments: fuel usage factors for        Comments: Monthly Index
                   excavation, rock excavation, borrow,
                   base, surface treatments, concrete
                   pavement, concrete, plantmix
                   pavements, piledriving, rotomilling,
                   pilot cars, pipe guardrail, MSE
                   retaining walls.
Illinois           Yes,                                    Yes,                                  Yes,                     none             none   Special provisions are available at Renner, Mike F
                           Index: Average of the Platt’s   Index: Adjustment based on            Index: Materials Cost                            www.dot.il.gov/desenv/bdespecpro [Mike.Renner@illinois.gov];
                   Oilgram PAD 2 St. Louis Area -          Dept. Index which is based on         Index - Engineering                              v.html                              8/25/2009
                   ULSD          Trigger Value: 5%         the price of PG 64-22 from            News Record
                                     Opt-in Clause: Yes    IDOT's approved list of certified     Trigger Value: 5%
                                         Link:             sources for PG Asphalt Binders        Opt-in clause: yes
                   http://www.dot.il.gov/desenv/specrev/   Trigger Value: 5%                     Web reference:
                   80229.pdf                               Opt-in clause: Yes                    http://www.dot.il.gov/de
                                                           Web reference:                        senv/specrev/80127.pd
                                                           http://www.dot.il.gov/desenv/pdf/8    f
                                                           0173.pdf                              Comments: for
                                                           Comments: Effective 11-2-06.          specific steel pay items
                                                           Adjustment is optional for            with a contract value
                                                           projects with >1200 tons of bit       greater than $10,000
                                                           work.
Indiana            none                                    Yes.                                  none                    none              none                                     8/21/2009, Ron Heustis
                                                           Index: Developed by INDOT                                                                                                rheustis@indot.in.gov
                                                           from Poten & Partners Asphalt
                                                           Weekly Monitor. The index is
                                                           posted monthly
                                                           at:http://www.in.gov/indot/files/PG
                                                           AsphaltBinderIndex.pdf
                                                           Trigger: When the Index
                                                           changes more than 10% from the
                                                           base value determined at letting.
                                                           Opt-in?: An opt in/out clause is
                                                           used. The contractor must
                                                           choose at time of bid submittal
                                                           and may not change the option
                                                           after letting.
                                                           Web reference:
                                                           http://www.in.gov/dot/div/contract
                                                           s/standards/rsp/sep09/100/109-
                                                           C-219%20090901.pdf


Iowa               Yes,                                    none                                  none                    none              none   We were advised the "opt in" and Smythe 8/17/2009
                   Index: Adjustment based on CPI of                                                                                              "opt out" clause could not be used
                   No. 2 High Sulfur Diesel.                                                                                                      on Federal Aid projects. The
                   Trigger Value: Adjustment starts                                                                                               website listed in the spreadsheet
                   after a change of $0.15 from base                                                                                              is also correct. However, you will
                   price                                                                                                                          have to click on GS-01010 dated
                   Opt-in clause: ?                                                                                                               April 18, 2006 and then click on
                   Web reference:                                                                                                                 Section 2103 to get to the Fuel
                   http://www.erl.dot.state.ia.us/.                                                                                               Adjustment section.
                   Section 2103.
                   Comments: Applies only to
                   excavation items.




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE              FUEL                                     ASPHALT CEMENT                    STEEL       PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER            NOTES                                Contact
Kansas             Yes,                                     Yes-July 2006 Asphalt Material    None        None            None             Kansas does allow bidders the        Rissky, 8/17/2009;
                   Index: monthly rack average given        Index (AMI) based on Asphalt                                                   option to accept or decline the fuel RoyR@ksdot.org
                   for NO2-HS Fuel, St. Louis, reported     Weekly Monitor published by                                                    adjustment and Asphalt price
                   by AXXIS Petroleum, Inc., Axxis          Poten & Partners. Special Prov.                                                adjustment clause in their bid
                   Price Service.                           Trigger Value: Adjustments are                                                 proposal. However, once bids are
                   Trigger Value: Adjustments are           made for +/- $10/ton from Initial                                              opened, the bidders can not
                   made for any change, plus or minus.      index, No maximum.                                                             change their choice.
                   Opt-in clause: Yes                       Opt-in clause: Yes
                   Web reference:                           Web reference:
                   http://www.ksdot.org/burconsmain/Co      http://www.ksdot.org/burconsmain
                   nnections/PriceIndex.asp                 /specprov/pdf/90p-0295-r01.pdf
                   Comments:                                (2000 Ton minimum to include in
                                                            contract)
                                                            and
                                                            http://www.ksdot.org/burconsmain
                                                            /ppreq/AsphaltPriceIndex.asp
                                                            Comments:


Kentucky           Yes,                                     Yes,                              None        None (had a clause               The fuel and liquid asphalt PACs     Mills, Rachel (KYTC)
                   Index: OPIS                              Index: Kentucky Terminal Prices               in the early 1990's but          apply only to contracts with         [rachel.mills@ky.gov];
                   Trigger Value: 5%                        Trigger Value: 5%                             was seldom used, as              quantities exceeding threshold       8/24/2009
                   Opt-in clause: NO                        Opt-in clause: NO                             price fluctuations were          values for specific items. Special
                   Web reference:                           Web reference:                                mild)                            Note developed for Asphalt
                   Comments: see notes                      Comments: see notes                                                            Cement price adjustment
                                                                                                                                           increasing the trigger value to
                                                                                                                                           10% for projects let between June
                                                                                                                                           and December of 2009 and with a
                                                                                                                                           project completion date before
                                                                                                                                           December 31, 2009.

Louisiana          Yes,                                     Yes,                              None        None                      None   none                                 Brian Buckel ,
                   Index: index based on the minimum        Index: index based on average                                                                                       Brian.Buckel@LA.GOV
                   price quotations for unleaded            AC price FOB at terminal or                                                                                         8/14/2009
                   gasoline and No. 2 diesel fuel listed    refinery
                   for the New Orleans area in Platt's      Trigger Value: 5%
                   Oilgram and Price Report                 Opt-in clause: Yes
                   Trigger Value: 5%                        Web reference: posted on
                   Opt-in clause: Yes                       internal LADOTD web site
                   Web reference: posted on internal        Comments: price adjustment
                   LADOTD web site                          clause for asphalt cement (May
                   Comments: adjustments provided for       2006) ; most contractors opt-in
                   approximately 30 work items; most
                   contractors opt-in to clause
Maine              Yes,                                     Yes,                              none        none                      none   none                                 Crawford, Richard
                   Index: Weekly N.E. retail diesel price   Index: average N.E. Selling                                                                                         [Richard.Crawford@maine.g
                   as listed by EIA                         Price, as listed in the Asphalt                                                                                     ov] 9/9/2009
                   Trigger Value: 5%                        Weekly Monitor;
                   Opt-in clause: No                        Trigger Value: 0
                   Web reference: N/A                       Opt-in clause: No
                   Comments: N/A                            Web reference: Posted on
                                                            MaineDOT website
                                                            Comments: N/A




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STATE               FUEL                                   ASPHALT CEMENT                       STEEL                  PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER                   NOTES                                 Contact
Maryland            Yes,                                   Yes,                                 none                   None            MD SHA used a price                                           09/04/08
                    Index: US Department of Energy,        Index: MDSHA index, PG 64-22                                                adjustment clause for                                         Terry Florey, MDSHA,
                    EIA Monthly Index;                     Trigger Value: 5% (plus and          Comment:                               the ICC design-build                                          tflorey@sha.state.md.us
                    Trigger Value: 5% (plus and minus)     minus)                               This adjustment is                     contract for precast                                          Dan Montag, FHWA,
                    Opt-in clause: No                      Opt-in clause: No                    being considered, but                  concrete, steel,
                    Web reference:                         Web reference:                       as of September 2008,                  asphalt cement,
                    http://www.marylandroads.com           http://www.marylandroads.com         there is no adjustment                 portland cement and
                    Comments: On selected projects for     Comments: In general, this           procedure in place.                    diesel fuel. (tab to
                    diesel fuel only. Total of             adjustment is placed in all paving                                          right for details)
                    adjustments capped at 5% of Total      projects as a Special Provision.
                    Contract amount as bid; Applied to
                    Roadway Excavation, Structure
                    Concrete, HMA, Aggregate Base,
                    and Rigid Concrete Pavement items
                    as specified in the Contract.
Massachusetts       Yes. See Notes.                        Yes. See Notes.                      Yes. See Notes.          Yes. See Notes.     None.             1.) New legislation enacted on        William A. Moore, P.E.,
                    Index: MassHighway-developed           Index: MassHighway-developed         Index: Base Price        Index: ENR.                           08/08/08 requires the use of price    MassHighway Assistant
                    index based on actual prices paid by   two-tier index; pre-12-15-08         given to bidders for     Trigger Value: 5%.                    adjustment clauses for diesel fuel,   Construction Engineer at
                    Commonwealth of Massachusetts.         contracts use local producer         each steel type in       See Notes.                            gasoline, liquid asphalt, cement,     william.moore@mhd.state.ma
                    Trigger Value: 5%. See Notes.          prices and post-12-15-08 use         contract. See Note 2.    Opt-in Clause: No.                    structural steel and reinforcing      .us 8/18/2009
                    Opt-in Clause: No.                     Poten & Partners' Asphalt            Trigger Value: 5%.       Web Reference: Yes.                   steel. It requires price
                    Web reference: Yes.                    Weekly Monitor.                      See Notes.                                                     adjustments to be made on a
                    http://www.mhd.state.ma.us/            Trigger Value: 5%. See Notes.        Opt-in Clause: No.       http://www.mhd.state.                 monthly basis when the monthly
                    Comments: See Notes.                   Opt-in Clause: No.                   Web reference: Yes.      ma.us/                                cost change exceeds +/- 5%.
                                                           Web reference: Yes.                  http://www.mhd.state.m   Comments: See                         Current specifications are posted
                                                           http://www.mhd.state.ma.us/          a.us/                    Notes.                                on the MassHighway website @
                                                           Comments: Used on contracts          Comments: Payment                                              http://www.mhd.state.ma.us/
                                                           containing greater than 100 Tons     will be made from                                              2.) Considering steel index switch
                                                           of HMA.                              certified paid mill                                            to PPI Series ID WPU 1017.
                                                                                                invoices. See Note 2.

Michigan            None                                   None                                 None                     None                                  MDOT is not currently utilizing any   8-14-09, Dale Spencley,
                                                                                                                                                               price adjustment clauses. In          Construction Contracts
                                                                                                                                                               general, our industry opposes         Engineer,,
                                                                                                                                                               price adjustment clauses..            spencleyd@michigan.gov
Minnesota           Yes,                                   None - under consideration?          None;                    none                    none          none                                  Tom Ravn, 8 17 2009
                    Index: Opis Energy Group - Rack Fax    Index: ?                             It used on a few                                                                                     Tom.Ravn@dot.state.mn.us
                    Trigger Value: 15%                     Trigger Value: ?                     projects but
                    Opt-in clause: No                      Opt-in clause: ?                     discontinued use.
                    Web reference: ?                       Web reference: ?
                    Comments:                              Comments:

Mississippi         Yes,                                 Yes,                            None                            None                    None          none                                  8/17/2009; Brad Lewis
                    Index: Platt's Oilgram               Index: Monthly Avg. Quote from
                    Trigger Value: any change            AC Suppliers
                    Opt-in clause: No                    Trigger Value: any change
                    Web reference: N/A                   Opt-in clause: No
                    Comments:                            Web reference: N/A
                                                         Comments:
Missouri            Yes,                                 Index: Based on Poten and       none                            none                    none          none                                  09/09/2009 Dave Ahlvers,
                    Index: Based on Platts Oilgram Pad 2 Partners report for KC and St.                                                                                                              David.Ahlvers@modot.mo.go
                    Trigger Value: none - 100%           Louis areas averaged                                                                                                                        v
                    Opt-in clause: Yes                   Trigger Value : None - 100%
                    Web reference: modot.org search        Opt-in clause: Yes
                    109.14                                   Web reference: modot.org
                    Comments: SS. 109.14; adjustment     search for JSP-08-01
                    for Class A Ex.,unclassified Ex,     Comments: Index level posted on
                    Class C Ex, embankment,              the week of Bid opening and
                    bituminous pavement, concrete        applies to estimates in the
                    pavement;agg base, factor for on-    following month
                    road hauling seperate from off-road
                    construction




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STATE              FUEL                                 ASPHALT CEMENT                  STEEL                  PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER     NOTES                               Contact
Montana            Yes, fuel only.                      None                            None                   None            None      * spec for fuel (unleaded gas and
                   Index: Platt's Oilgram Report used                                                                                    diesel); SP for burner fuel; no
                   as basis for BP                                                                                                       provisions for AC; MDT Spec.
                   Trigger Value: Adjustments made                                                                                       109.11 requires contractor to
                   when +/- 20% of monthly average of                                                                                    identify (10 max) items during
                   BP                                                                                                                    preconstruction conference.
                   Opt-in clause: yes
                   Web reference:
                   http://www.mdt.mt.gov/business/contr
                   acting/fuel_prices.shtml
                   Comments: ?




Nebraska           Yes,                                  None                           None                   None               None   none                                Claude Oie ; 8/14/2009
                   Index: Platt's Oilgram Price Report                                  discontinued in 2009
                   (NDOT S2-1-0801)
                   Trigger Value: 10%
                   Opt-in clause: ?
                   Web reference: ?
                   Comments: Fuel adjustment only
                   used on earthwork/excavation items
                   (when price varies by more than
                   10%)
Nevada             Yes,                                  Yes,                           Yes,                    NONE              NONE   Fuel & Steel clauses must be in     Shapiro, Jeffrey
                   Index: OPIS                           Index: OPIS                    Index: ENR - 20-city                             contract, then requested to enact jshapiro@dot.state.nv.us
                   Trigger Value: +/- 10% of BP          Trigger Value: +/- 10% of BP   avg for Grade 60, #4                             by contractor. Fuel is retroactive. 8/20/2009
                   Opt-in clause: ? See notes            Opt-in clause: See notes       Reinforcing Bars and                             Steel escalation will only apply
                   Web reference:                        Web reference:                 Hot rolled carbon steel                          from the period of time the
                   http://www.nevadadot.com/             http://www.nevadadot.com/      plate.                                           unusual price for steel began until
                   Comments:                             Comments:                      Trigger Value: +/-                               the end of the contract. Asphalt
                                                                                        10% of BP                                        Esc is from the beginning of
                                                                                        Opt-in clause: See                               contract to the end. Clauses allow
                                                                                        notes                                            for increase or decrease. BP
                                                                                        Web reference:                                   (Benchmark Price at time of bid
                                                                                        http://www.nevadadot.c                           opening)
                                                                                        om/
                                                                                        Comments:




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE              FUEL                                      ASPHALT CEMENT                   STEEL                        PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER           NOTES                                Contact
New Hampshire      Yes,                                      Yes,                             none                         none            None            no contractor option provided        Ted Kitsis ,
                   Index: NHDOT Index based on               Index: NHDOT Index based on                                                                                                        TKitsis@dot.state.nh.us
                   terminal price in NH;                     terminal price in NH;                                                                                                              9/9/2009
                   Trigger Value: currently 10%;             Trigger Value: none
                   however, revisions are under              Opt-in clause: No
                   consideration                             Web reference:
                   Opt-in clause: No                         http://www.nh.gov/dot/bureaus/co
                   Web reference:                            nstruction/documents/MonthlyFue
                   http://www.nh.gov/dot/bureaus/constr      lPricesImperial.pdf
                   uction/documents/MonthlyFuelPricesI       and
                   mperial.pdf                               http://www.nh.gov/dot/bureaus/hi
                   and                                       ghwaydesign/specifications/Speci
                   http://www.nh.gov/dot/bureaus/highw       al_Attentions.htm
                   aydesign/specifications/Special_Atte      Comments: PAC dated 2-24-97
                   ntions.htm
                   Comments: PAC dated 7-14-04
New Jersey         Yes                                       Yes,                                  On selected projects     N/A                     N/A    AC clause in standard spec states    Svarnas, Kostas , FHWA-
                   Index: NJ Index - average statewide       Index: NJ North or South Index        Index: USDOL - PPI                                      if price increases by more than      NJ,
                   selling price of Unleaded Regular         from supplier selling in the state    for Semifinished Steel                                  50% Contractor requires a            Kostas.Svamas@dot.gov
                   Gasoline and Diesel Fuel.                 Trigger Value: 0%                     Mill Products WPU                                       approval before proceeding.          8/20/2009
                   Trigger Value: 0% (we previously          Opt-in clause: No                     101702
                   req'd a 5% trigger)                       Web reference:                        Trigger Value: 15%
                   Opt-in clause: No                         Index:                                Opt-in clause: No
                   Web reference:                            http://www.state.nj.us/transportati   Web reference: not
                   Index:                                    on/business/trnsport/PriceIndex.s     available
                   http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/b   htm                                   Comments:
                   usiness/trnsport/PriceIndex.shtm          Spec:                                 NJDOT has
                   Spec:                                     http://www.state.nj.us/transportati   incorporated a steel
                   http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/e   on/eng/specs/2007/spec150.shtm        price adjustment for
                   ng/specs/2007/spec150.shtm#s160           #s160                                 only one contract (bid
                   Comments: NJDOT is currently              Comments:                             on 8/7/08). The price
                   awaiting data from NCHRP Project                                                adjustment applies
                   10-81 started in 2009.                                                          only to structural steel
                                                                                                   and reinforcement
                                                                                                   steel. NJDOT intends
                                                                                                   to selectively use this
                                                                                                   provision on very large
                                                                                                   projects having
                                                                                                   significant steel
                                                                                                   quantities.

New Mexico         None                                      Yes,                             None                         yes, Trigger Value       none   Escalation for AC used on all        9/26/2008, Joe Garcia, State
                                                             Index: Average of area suppliers                              is Bid Price +/- 10%            projects with at least 15,000 tons   Construction Engineer
                                                             Trigger Value: Bid Price +/- 10%                                       using Current          of accepted HMA. No contractor       NMDOT ,       Kathy Walker,
                                                             based on established price index                              monthly price index             option.                              FHWA, NM Division
                                                             Opt-in clause: no                                             and comparing that to
                                                             Web reference: no                                             the avaerage price
                                                             Comments:Area prices validated                                indiex at bid opening.
                                                             by comparing with 'Asphalt                                    This increase or
                                                             Weekly Monitor' published by                                  decrease is then
                                                             Poten and Partners                                            applied to amount of
                                                                                                                           cement used.




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE                FUEL                                     ASPHALT CEMENT                       STEEL                  PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER   NOTES                             Contact
New York             Yes,                                     Yes,                                 Yes,                   No              none    none                              8/14/2009, Tom Herritt ,
                     Index: Avg. FOB for No. 2 fuel oil       Index: Avg. FOB terminal price       Index: Producer Price                                                            FHWA NY
                     and unleaded gas in New York,            for unmodified PG 64-22 binder       Index for shredded
                     Philadelphia, Detroit & Boston;          W/O anti-stripping agent;            carbon scrap steel
                     Trigger Value: monthly average           $10.00/metric ton                    (WPU 10121193) from
                     posted price differs by more than        Trigger Value: the monthly           Bureau of Labor
                     $0.03/liter from the fuel index price.   average posted price differs by      Statistics;
                     Opt-in clause: Section 698 of            more than $10.00/metric ton from     Trigger Value: percent
                     Standard Specifications                  the Performance Grade Binder         change greater than
                     Web reference:www.nysdot.gov             index price.                         5%, min $1000
                     Comments: ?                              Opt-in clause: Section 698 of        Opt-in clause: Section
                                                              Standard Specifications              698 of Standard
                                                              Web reference: www.nysdot.gov        Specifications
                                                              Comments: ?                          Web reference:
                                                                                                   www.nysdot.gov
                                                                                                   Comments:

North Carolina       Yes,                                     Yes,                              None                      None             None   none                              Name: Ron Hancock;
                     Index: Avg. FOB for #2D Ultra Lo         Index: Average terminal F.O.B.                                                                                        rhancock@ncdot.gov ;
                     Sulfur Fuel Oil and Diesel for           selling price from terminals                                                                                          9/9/2009
                     Transport at 3 terminals in the state.   across the region.
                     Trigger Value: Any Change                Trigger Value: Any Change
                     Opt-in clause: No                        Opt-in clause: No
                     Web reference:                           Web reference:
                     http://www.ncdot.org/doh/preconstruc     http://www.ncdot.org/doh/operatio
                     t/ps/specifications/english/web1a.pdf    ns/dp_chief_eng/constructionunit/
                     Comments: The price adjustment           paveconst/Asphalt_Mgmt/acprice
                     clause is found in Article 109-8 of      s/
                     the Standard Specifications              Comments:


North Dakota         Yes,                                   None                                   None                   None             None   none                              Cal Gendreau 8/18/2009
                     Index: rack price reported by DTN
                     Energy
                     Trigger Value: 10%
                     Opt- in clause: Yes
                     Website:
                     http://www.dot.nd.gov/divisions/constr
                     uction/fuelcostadjustments.htm
                     Comments: A revised fuel cost
                     adjustment special provision was
                     provided in 2006 for motor fuels and
                     burner fuels. Adjustments are made
                     by formula, by type of fuel.

Ohio                 Yes - 3/1/2006                           Yes,                                 Yes,                     None           none   http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Division Bob Jessberger - OhDOT -
                     Index: State of Ohio - OPIS data         Index: Asphalt Weekly Monitor ®      Index: AMM index,                              s/ConstructionMgt/Admin/Pages/Pr 9/17/2009
                     Trigger Value: 5% +/-                    furnished by Poten & Partners,       Producer prices                                iceIndexes.aspxhttp://www.dot.stat
                     Opt-in clause: No                        Inc.                                 Trigger Value: 10% min                         e.oh.us/Divisions/ConstructionMgt/
                     Web reference:                           Trigger Value: 15% +/-               Opt-in clause: No                              Admin/Pages/PriceIndexes.aspx
                     http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/    Opt-in clause: No                    Web reference:
                     ConstructionMgt/Admin/Pages/PriceI       Web reference:                       http://www.dot.state.oh.
                     ndexes.aspx                              http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisio   us/Divisions/Constructi
                     Comments: Spreadsheet Calculator         ns/ConstructionMgt/Pages/Propo       onMgt/Pages/Proposal
                                                              salNotesSupplementalSpecificati      NotesSupplementalSpe
                                                              onsandSupplements.aspx               cificationsandSuppleme
                                                              Comments: Spreadsheet                nts.aspx
                                                              Calculator                           Comments: Calculator
                                                                                                   Spreadsheet




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE                FUEL                                     ASPHALT CEMENT                   STEEL                        PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER    NOTES                             Contact
Oklahoma             None                                     Yes,                             None                         None            none     none                              George Raymond 8/17/2009
                                                              Index: Asphalt Weekly Monitor ®
                                                              furnished by Poten & Partners,
                                                              Inc.
                                                              Trigger Value: 3%
                                                              Opt-in clause: No
                                                              Web reference: The specification
                                                              is not available on the web, but
                                                              can provide electronically upon
                                                              request. The monthly index
                                                              history is available on the ODOT
                                                              webpage.
                                                              Comments: Beginning with the
                                                              June, 2006 letting, Oklahoma
                                                              began using an Asphalt
                                                              Binder Price Adjustment Clause
                                                              in all contracts that include
                                                              asphalt pay items.

Oregon               Yes,                                     Yes,                               Yes,                       None             none    State House Bill 2077 became        8/17/2009 Jeffrey Gower
                     Index: OPIS Listing                      Index: POTEN Index                 Index: BLS Final                                    effective July 20, 2005. Part 2     Jeffrey.L.GOWER@odot.stat
                     Trigger Value: 25%                       Trigger Value: 5%                  IDWPUSISTEEL1,                                      covers retroactive steel escalation e.or.us
                     Opt-in clause: No                        Opt-in clause: No                  PPI, non-seasonally                                 for Projects executed between
                     Web reference: See notes                 Web reference: see notes           adjusted index.                                     April 1, 2003 through September
                     Comments: Must meet a minimum            Comments: Must meet a              Trigger Value:10%                                   30, 2005. Part 6 of this bill
                     qualifier to be included in a Project.   minimum qualifier to be included   Opt-in clause: Yes                                  mandated that a steel
                                                              in a Project.                      Web reference: ?                                    escalation/de-escalation program
                                                                                                 Comments: Yes -                                     would be established on ALL
                                                                                                 Started October 2005.                               ODOT administered Projects.
                                                                                                 Selected steel bid
                                                                                                 items only.
Pennsylvania         Yes,                                     Yes,                               Yes,                       None             None                                      8/14/2009, Tucker
                     Index: OPIS Listing                      Index: Direct Survey of Liquid     Index: based on                                                                       Ferguson, PennDOT
                     Trigger Value: at +/- 5%                 Asphalt Producers                  Bureau of Labor
                     Opt-in clause: NO                        Trigger Value: at +/- 10%          Statistics Producer
                     Web reference: N/A                       Opt-in clause: NO                  Price Index for "semi-
                     Comments: N/A                            Web reference: N/A                 finished steel mill
                                                              Comments: N/A                      products"
                                                                                                 Trigger Value: 5%
                                                                                                 Opt-in clause: YES
                                                                                                 Web reference: ?
                                                                                                 Comments: ?
Puerto Rico          Yes,                                     Yes,                               None                       None                     Steel clause implemented aprox.   Jose Torres 9/22/2008
                     Index: Average on prices based on        Index: An average from the                                                             On 06/04
                     DACO (public agency)                     prices of Pemco and BTB
                     Trigger Value: at +/- 5 %                Trigger Value: at +/- 5%
                     Opt-in clause: ?                         Opt-in clause: ?
                     Web reference: ?                         Web reference: ?
                     Comments: For July of 2008 the           Comments: For August 2008 the
                     price was $4.60                          price was set in $306.
Rhode Island         Yes,                                     Yes,                               Yes,                                        none    none                              N. Marzano and John
                     Index: ?                                 Index: ?                           Index: based on                                                                       McAvoy 8/23/2005; update
                     Trigger Value: ?                         Trigger Value: ?                   Bureau of Labor                                                                       by McAvoy 8/9/2006
                     Opt-in clause: ?                         Opt-in clause: ?                   Statistics Producer
                     Web reference: ?                         Web reference: ?                   Price Index for "hot
                     Comments: ?Base Price vs. Period         Comments: ?Base Price vs.          rolled bars, plates &
                     Price. Adjustment has to exceed          Period Price                       structural shapes
                     $250/month for payment to be made.                                          Trigger Value: 10%
                                                                                                 Opt-in clause: ?
                                                                                                 Web reference: ?
                                                                                                 Comments: For use on
                                                                                                 selected large projects;




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE                FUEL                                      ASPHALT CEMENT                   STEEL     PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER          NOTES                                Contact
South Carolina       Yes,                                      Yes,                             No        Fuel only for        none      Fuel adjustments apply to only the   Danny Shealy or Charles
                     Index: Set by state Materials             Index: Average of 9 terminal               pavements and                  items identified in the special      Eleazer
                     Management Office (Price SC pays          quotes                                     structural concrete.           provisions for each contract. We     8/14/2009
                     for fuel.)                                Trigger Value: 5%                                                         have approved a research project
                     Trigger Value: 5%                         Opt-in clause: No                                                         to move forward that may expand
                     Opt-in clause: No                         Web reference:                                                            or modify our current price
                     Web reference:                            http://www.scdot.org/doing/Fuel_                                          adjustment clauses.
                     http://www.scdot.org/doing/Fuel_and       and_AC_Index_Spreadsheet.xls
                     _AC_Index_Spreadsheet.xls                 Comments: ?
                     Comments: ?Yes, see notes.
South Dakota         Yes, for Burner Fuel, Diesel Fuel,        No                                No       No                      No     We considered adopting a price       Jason Humphrey, 8/17/2009
                     and Unleaded fuel                                                                                                   adjustment clause for Asphalt
                     Index: Oil Price Information Service                                                                                during the summer of 08, but
                     Trigger Value: 15%                                                                                                  backed off due to lack of support
                     Opt-in clause: Yes                                                                                                  for such a clause by the
                     Web reference: See FHWA Highway                                                                                     construction industry.
                     Spec Website
                     Comments: Base Price vs. Period
                     Price, Applied to pay items by
                     formula.
Tennessee            Yes,                                      Yes,                                none   none                    none   none                                 Brian Egan
                     Index: TDOT index (two component          Index: TDOT index (posted                                                                                      Brian.Egan@tn.gov
                     index, Producer Price Index and           terminal prices),                                                                                              8/20/2009
                     price TDOT pays for fuel),                Trigger Value: 5%
                     Trigger Value: 5%                         Opt-in clause: no
                     Opt-in clause: No                         Web reference:
                     Web reference:                            http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/constru
                     http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/constructio   ction/Price_Information.htm
                     n/Price_Information.htm                   Comments: April 2006 indexing
                                                               liquid asphalt for short term (< 6
                                                               month) projects
Texas                none                                      none                                none   none                    none   Texas currently has no escalation 8/14/2009; Thomas Bohuslav
                                                                                                                                         clauses but we do have
                                                                                                                                         discussions with industry on
                                                                                                                                         potential use of escalation clauses
                                                                                                                                         from time to time, usually after a
                                                                                                                                         significant increase in price occur.




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE              FUEL                                     ASPHALT CEMENT              STEEL                         PORTLAND CEMENT OTHER                        NOTES                            Contact
Utah               Yes,                                     Yes,                        Yes For the following:        none            none                         none                             Doug Atkin, FHWA-UT;
                   Index: based on price per barrel for     Index: Poten & Partners Asphalt               1.                                                                                        Doug.Atkin@dot.gov
                   West Texas Intermediate Crude            Weekly Monitor and Argus    Steel Girders including                                                                                     8/28/2009
                   Trigger Value: 15%                       Asphalt Report.             structural bolts, metal
                   Opt-in clause: Yes, the contractor       Trigger Value: Plus or Minusattachments, and
                   may invoke at any time during the        15% of BPa (Base Price of   structural steel in sign
                   project and it is retro-active to the    Asphalt at time of Bid)     supports
                   begining of the project.                                             2. Concrete
                                                            Opt-in clause: No, It is invoked
                   Web reference:                           once the price increases or Reinforcing Rebar
                   http://www.dot.state.ut.us/main/f?p=1    decrease 15% from the base  3. Steel Pipe
                   00:pg:5257814695278202323:::1:T,V        price                       Piling/Steel H-
                   :1927,                                   Web                         PilingIndex: ?
                   Comments: Only applies to major                                      Trigger Value: Invoked
                                                            reference:http://www.udot.utah.go
                   items having a value of $100,000 or                                  by contractor any time
                                                            v/main/f?p=100:pg:0:::1:T,V:1708
                   more as detailed in specification.       ,                           during the project
                                                                                        Opt-in clause: Yes
                                                            Comments: If the price increases
                                                                                        Web reference:
                                                            more than 100 Dollars from the
                                                            base price the department   http://www.dot.state.ut.
                                                                                        us/main/f?p=100:pg:52
                                                            determines the feasibility of
                                                            proceeding                  57814695278202323:::
                                                                                        1:T,V:1708,
                                                                                        Comments: This is
                                                                                        currently added by
                                                                                        special provision in the
                                                                                        original contract and
                                                                                        uses the
                                                                                        http://www.thesteelinde
                                                                                        x.com,
                                                                                        http://ww.crumonitor.co
                                                                                        m, and
                                                                                        http://enr.construction.c
                                                                                        om/features/conEco/def
Vermont            Yes,                                  Yes,                           ault-city.asp indexesa
                                                                                        Vermont developed             no, but see fuel       Earth Work see fuel   none                             Mark Richter, FHWA,
                   Index: "Energy Information            Index: New                     specification but does        adjustment for         adjustment                                             Mark.Richter@dot.gov
                   Administration for New England"       York State DOT average monthly not use it because            concrete items                                                                8/19/2009; David Hoyne,
                   Trigger Value: 5%                     price for asphalt cementi      AGC did not support it.                                                                                     VAOT, Hoyne,
                   Opt-in clause: NO                     Trigger Value: 0%                                                                                                                          David.Hoyne@state.vt.us
                   Web reference:                        Opt-in clause: NO                                                                                                                          8/19/2009
                   http://www.aot.state.vt.us/conadmin/D Web reference:
                   ocuments/SECTION690FUELPRICE http://www.aot.state.vt.us/conadm
                   ADJUSTMENTSpecial.pdf                 in/Documents/Supplemental%20
                   Comments: Fuel price adjustment is Specifications/SuppspecAPAEng
                   applied to ACP, PCC, & Earth Work AndMet2008.pdf
                   items                                 Comments: Includes Emulsified
                                                         Asphalt

Virginia           Yes,                                     Yes,                                Yes,                  NO                     None                  The Price Index the Department is Dick Kiefer,
                   Index: diesel fuel prices as published   Index: Supplier quotes from low     Index: ?                                                           using for steel is based on The   Richard.Kiefer@VDOT.Virgin
                   by the U. S. Department of Energy.       bidder used to establish one        Trigger Value: 10%                                                 U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau ia.gov
                   Trigger Value: none                      index statewide.                    Opt-in clause: Yes                                                 of Labor Statistics, Producers
                   Opt-in clause: Yes - contractors         Trigger Value: None                 Web reference: ?                                                   Price Index (PPI)
                   must opt in or out within 21 days of     Opt-in clause: ?                    Comments: See notes
                   bid opening.                             Web reference: ?
                   Web reference: ?                         Comments: ?YES: Base Index
                   Comments: ?New Special Provision         vs. Current Index. Applied to
                   for Optional Fuel Price Adjustment       designated bid items only.
                   implemented 1/06. Effects 120 bid        Modified Special Provision July
                   items                                    06 to require quote from AC
                                                            supplier to paving contractor.




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STATE                 FUEL                                      ASPHALT CEMENT                       STEEL                      PORTLAND CEMENT   OTHER                       NOTES                                Contact
Washington            Yes. Design-Bid-Build                     Yes. Design- Bid-Build.              Yes. Design-Bid-Build. None                  Yes, CRS-2P Cost            Have implemented a fuel              State contact: Mike Grigware
                      Index: Energy Information                 Index: WSDOT bi-monthly Index        Index: Engineering                           Adjustment for              adjustment to Force Account          Title: State Specifications
                      Administration (Dept of Energy)           based on Poten & Partners            News-Record                                  Bituminous Surface          equipment operating costs to         Engineer
                      West Coast #2 Diesel                      weekly data                          Materials Cost Index                         Treatments                  compensate for outdated fuel         Email:
                      Trigger Value: 10%                        Trigger Value: 5%                    for Steel $/CWT                              Index: WSDOT bi-            rates used by Primedia               grigwam@wsdot.wa.gov
                      Opt-in clause: No                         Opt-in clause: No                    Trigger Value: 10%                           monthly reference           corporation (Blue Book). Expired
                      Web reference:                            Web reference:                       Opt-in clause: No (but                       values based on             Jan. 15, 2009. More info at:
                      http://wsdot.wa.gov/publications/fullte   http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/publicati    considering one)                             Poten & Partners            http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/biz/constr
                      xt/ProjectDev/GSPsPDF/0903FR1.pd          ons/fulltext/projectdev/gspspdf/04   Web reference:                               weekly data                 uction/MoreBooks.cfm#rent
                      f                                         054GR5.pdf                           http://wsdot.wa.gov/pub                      Trigger Value: 5%
                      Comments: implemented December            Comments: Implemented                lications/fulltext/Project                   Opt-in clause: No
                      2006. Applies to all project greater      September 2006 with 10%              Dev/GSPsPDF/09032G                           Web reference:
                      than 200 working days with any            trigger, applied to multi-season     R1.pdf                                       http://www.wsdot.wa.g
                      eligible bid item (mostly earthwork,      jobs with HMA. Revised               Comments:                                    ov/publications/fulltext/
                      sufacing, paving, structures).            September 2008 with 5% trigger,      Implemented August                           projectdev/gspspdf/020
                      Adjustments may be payment or             applies to all projects with HMA.    2008. Applies to all                         52GR5.pdf
                      credit. Using fuel consumption            Adjustments may be credit or         projects greater than                        Comments:
                      factors obtained from FHWA                payment.                             200 working days with                        Implemented April
                      Technical Advisory T5080.3.                                                    non-proprietary walls,                       2009. Applies to all
                                                                                                     and ped or vehicle                           BST projects. May be
                                                                                                     bridges. Adjustments                         credit or payment.
                                                                                                     applied to Structural
                                                                                                     Steel and Reinforcing
                                                                                                     Steel, may be credit or
                                                                                                     payment.

West Virginia         Yes,                                      Yes,                                 None                  None                   None                        New special provision in works to 9/23/2008 Ron Krofchek,
                      Index: OPIS                               Index: WVDOT average of area                                                                                  eliminate fuel and AC triggers and FHWA-WV
                      Trigger Value: ?                          suppliers                                                                                                     minimum adjustable
                      Opt-in clause: No                         Trigger Value: ?                                                                                              quantities.New PRS has auto-calc
                      Web reference: ?                          Opt-in clause: No                                                                                             capabilities;great savings in time
                      Comments:                                 Web reference: ?                                                                                              and manual calc work.
                                                                Comments:
Wisconsin             Yes,                                      none                                 Yes, Pilot process     none                  none                        none                                 WisDOT contact: Bill
                      Index: based on low sulfur diesel                                              started June 2008                                                                                             McNary, Chief Proposal
                      from OPIS for Green Bay, Madison ,                                             Index: Consumer                                                                                               Management
                      Milwaukee and Minneapolis;                                                     Buying Price indices                                                                                          Engineer,william.mcnary@do
                      Trigger Value: 15%                                                             for Shredded Auto                                                                                             t.wi.gov 8/31/2009
                      Opt-in clause: No                                                              Scrap (Chicago) and
                      Web reference:                                                                 No. 1 Heavy Melt
                      http://roadwaystandards.dot.wi.gov/h                                           (Chicago) as published
                      cci/bid-letting/related-info/asp-5.pdf                                         by the American Metal
                      Comments: Yes - for common                                                     Market (AMM)
                      excavation, rock ex., marsh ex.                                                Trigger Value: 5%
                      borrow, select borrow, granular                                                Opt-in clause: no
                      backfill and subbase;                                                          Web reference:
                                                                                                     Comments: currently
                                                                                                     being evaluated for
                                                                                                     possible revisions or
                                                                                                     dropping




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AASHTO Subcommittee on Construction, Contract Administration Section, Survey on the Use of Price Adjustment Clauses - Fall 2009

STATE              FUEL                                    ASPHALT CEMENT                     STEEL                    PORTLAND CEMENT   OTHER                    NOTES         Contact
Wyoming            Yes,                                    Yes,                               Yes, 9/08                No                Clause for materials                   8/14/2009, Mark Eisenhart,
                   Index: No. 2 fuel oil                   Index: A weekly asphalt index      Index: monthly index                       and supplies for select                State Construction Engineer;
                   (diesel), FOB Casper, Wyoming           will be derived from information   price for steel ($                         items when an
                   terminal; the average wholesale         obtained from asphalt reporting    per ton) based on data                     overrun in quantity
                   price for regular unleaded              companies. Prices will be based    obtained from the U.S.                     occurs. Web
                   gasoline, FOB Casper, Wyoming           on the price for PG 64-22.         Department of Labor                        reference:
                   terminal; and the average wholesale     Trigger Value: 10%                 (USDOL), Bureau of                         www.dot.state.wy.us
                   price for propane                       Opt-in clause: no                  Labor Statistics, which                    choose information
                   (LPG), FOB North Platte, Nebraska       Web reference:                     publishes monthly                          central, manuals and
                   terminal, as listed in the “Oil Price   www.dot.state.wy.us choose         Producer Price Index                       publications,
                   Information                             information central, manuals and   (PPI) values for various                   publications, 2003
                   Services” (OPIS) publication.           publications, publications, 2003   commodities. The                           specifications,
                   Trigger Value: 7.5 %                    specifications, supplemental       index price for steel is                   supplemental
                   Opt-in clause: Yes                      specifications, division 100,      based on the PPI                           specifications, division
                   Web reference: www.dot.state.wy.us      ss100h                             value posted by                            100, ss100a, section
                   choose information central, manuals     Comments:                          USDOL for                                  109.3.1
                   and publications, publications, 2003                                       “Semi-finished Steel
                   specifications, supplemental                                               Mill Products” (Series
                   specifications, division 100, ss100j                                       ID WPU101702).
                   Comments: see notes.                                                       Opt-in clause: no
                                                                                              Web reference:
                                                                                              www.dot.state.wy.us
                                                                                              choose information
                                                                                              central, manuals and
                                                                                              publications,
                                                                                              publications, 2003
                                                                                              specifications,
                                                                                              supplemental
                                                                                              specifications, division
                                                                                              100, ss100k
                                                                                              Comments:




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