What is the document?
CCDC 23 addresses all aspects of the bid calling and contract award process:
Summary of fundamental principles under the law of competitive bidding such as the legal obligation of owners and bidders under Contract A and Contract B.
Overview of the bid documents: Division 00 to Division 49.
Calling for bids: bid solicitation, bidding period and scheduling, pre-bid meetings and site-visits, bidder inquiries and issuances of addenda.
Receiving bids: bid closing dates and times, bid modifications, bid opening, two-stage bid closing, electronic receipt of bids.
Awarding the contract: evaluation for compliance, selection of successful bidder, contract award, post-bid negotiations and re-bidding, owner’s responsibilities, notification of contract award.Users of the CCDC 23 are encouraged to familiarize themselves with CCDC Master Specification for Division 00 as a companion document. Division 00 provides standard text that reflects the best practices in CCDC 2.23