Committee on Design
Patricia Bush, Program Manager for Engineering
Objective and Scope
The objective of this technical committee is to provide a focal point and working group to review, develop, and recommend AASHTO’s positions on cost estimating and risk based estimating for transportation projects. Additionally, the objective includes sharing the information with a wider audience at a national level. Furthermore, this assignment includes formulating new and revised criteria to keep cost estimating standards, policies, and guidelines current.
Maintain and keep relevant AASHTO Practical Guide to Cost Estimating
Develop guidance and tools to help agencies develop cost estimators
Develop guidance on the appropriate use for transportation project cost estimates
TCCE resources are available for local agencies to help them develop their estimating practices.
The technical committee is responsible for developing and updating the AASHTO Practical Guide to Cost Estimating.
This publication can be purchased from AASHTO’s Bookstore
Research information dealing with Cost Estimating
Montana Department of Transportation Risk Management
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Cost Estimating Tools