Department of Transportation



• 70:07:01:01 – Definitions • 70:07:02:04 – Procedure for obtaining or renewing classification and capacity rating • 70:07:02:09 – Assignment of work classification and maximum bidding capacity rating • 70:07:02:10 – Effective period of work classification and rating • 70:07:02:11 – Determination of current bidding capacity of prospective bidders. • 70:07:02:11.1 – Obligation to inform department of changes to certification of surety • 70:07:02:13 – Ineligibility for assignment of classification and rating • 70:07:03:01 – Procedure for accessing bid proposals • 70:07:03:01.01 – Optional Combination Bidding • 70:07:03:03 – Denial of proposal for substandard work - Repealed • 70:07:04:20 – Suspension of prequalification

The Transportation Commission is considering amendments to the following rules: 70:07:01:01 -- Definitions; 70:07:02:04 – Procedure for obtaining or renewing classification and capacity rating; 70:07:02:09 – Assignment of work classification and maximum bidding capacity rating; 70:07:02:10 – Effective period of work classification and rating; 70:07:02:11 – Determination of current bidding capacity of prospective bidders; 70:07:02:11.1 – Obligation to inform department of changes to certification of surety; 70:07:02:13 – Ineligibility for assignment of classification and rating; 70:07:03:01 – Procedure for accessing bid proposals; 70:07:03:01.01 – Optional combination bidding; 70:07:03:03 – Denial of proposal for substandard work, Repealed. 70:07:04:20 – Suspension of prequalification. The effect of the proposed amendments will be to: (1) change requirements for becoming and remaining qualified to submit bids for highway construction contracts; (2) revise the process for accessing bid proposals; (3) repeal a rule relating to rejection of bids; and (4) allow the submission of optional combination bids. The proposed rules will clarify and improve the process for accessing bid proposals and qualifying as a bidder. The proposed rule amendments will also eliminate provisions that are duplicative. The proposed rule amendments may also increase competition for highway construction contracts.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.






Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
09/29/2022
09/25/2022
11/01/2022

Agency Contact: Karla Engle mail to: DOTAdminRules@state.sd.us