Office of Procurement and Contract Management

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) pursues all Architectural/Engineering (A/E) projects on a competitive technical/negotiated price basis. All A/E projects more than $200,000 are pursued in accordance with COMAR 21.12.02, which sets forth the regulations of the Transportation Professional Services Selection Board (TPSSB) and MDOT’s A/E Internal Guidelines.

The Office of Procurement and Contract Management’s (OPCM) Consultant Services Division (CSD) is responsible for the procurement of SHA’s A/E contracts in accordance with COMAR Title 21.12.02, MDOT’s A/E internal guidelines and federal laws and regulations. The office advertises all MDOT TPSSB A/E projects in excess of $200,000 to solicit Consultant Expressions of Interest. Project advertisements are placed in The Daily Record and in eMaryland Marketplace for a minimum of 15 days per COMAR Title Regulations. The date published in the Daily Record is the project(s) advertisement date.

The Standard MDOT SHA Request for Proposal details how you must prepare technical and price proposals. Included are the standard General Conditions included in all A/E Contracts. For additional information or assistance contact us at or 410-545-0437.