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Contractor Prequalification

New Schedule for Expiration Date & Application Forms

New Schedule for Expiration Dates & Application Forms (PDF 80.8 Kb)
Prime Contractors: Beginning in January of 2014, there will be a new schedule for the annual prequalification Expiration Dates. There will also be two new Prequalification Application Forms for Prime Contractors, the Long Form and the Short Form, which will be required in alternating years depending on the first letter of your company name. The link above is for the New Schedule that will provide the new annual Expiration Date and will indicate which form, the Long Form or the Short Form, will be required.

Renewal applications for Prequalification Certificates with Expiration Dates in 2013 must use the Long Form application.

First-Time Prime Contractor applicants must use the Long Form. Thereafter, their Expiration Date and required form will be as indicated in the New Schedule.

Joint Ventures: The Expiration Dates in the New Schedule will apply to Joint Ventures, but First-Time Joint Venture applicants as well as Renewal applicants will continue to use the same indicated below.

List of Prequalified Prime Contractors

Prequalified Contractors (PDF 831 Kb)
The List of Prequalified Prime Contractors contains the names, addresses, telephone, and FAX numbers of all the prequalified prime contractors in the active status for bidding on SCDOT construction projects. This list is updated monthly.

Policies & Procedures for Prequalification of Prime Contractors

Policies & Procedures for Prime Contractor Prequalification (PDF 280 Kb) November 1, 2013
S.C. Code of Laws, Section 57-5-1650, allows the Department to establish requirements for prequalification of prime contractors bidding on SCDOT maintenance and construction contracts. The link provided above is to a document that explains the policies and procedures of the system the Department has established for that purpose.

Prime Contractor Prequalification Application - Long Form

Use this Long Form for first time applications & renewals.
Prequalification Application - Long Form (PDF 1.65 Mb) February 25, 2014
The SCDOT Prime Contractor Prequalification Application - Long Form may be accessed by clicking on the link above. The application may be filled-out on-line or downloaded and filled-out, but then it must be printed and the Affidavit sheet signed and notarized. If required, add attachments and mail to:
Director of Construction, Room 330
SCDOT
955 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Prime Contractor Prequalification Application - Short Form

Prequalification Application - Short Form (PDF 0.99 Mb) January 1, 2014
The SCDOT Prime Contractor Prequalification Application - Short Form may be accessed by clicking on the link above. The application may be filled-out on-line or downloaded and filled-out, but then it must be printed and the Affidavit sheet signed and notarized. If required, add attachments and mail to:
Director of Construction, Room 330
SCDOT
955 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Policies & Procedures for Prequalification of Joint Venture Contractors

Policies & Procedures for Prequalification (PDF 251 Kb) January 1, 2014
S.C. Code of Laws, Section 57-5-1650, allows the Department to establish requirements for prequalification of contractors bidding on SCDOT maintenance and construction contracts including joint venture contractors. The link provided above is to a document that explains the policies and procedures of the system the Department has established for that purpose.

Joint Venture Contractor Prequalification Application

Joint Venture Prequalification Application (PDF 900 Kb) January 1, 2014
The SCDOT Joint Venture Contractor Prequalification Application may be accessed by clicking on the link below. The questionnaire may be filled-out on-line or downloaded and filled-out, but then it must be printed and the Affidavit sheet signed and notarized. If required, add attachments and mail to:

Director of Construction, Room 330
SCDOT
955 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29201

This is the Application for first-time prequalification as well as for renewal.

Policies & Procedures for Contractor Performance Evaluation (CPE)

CPE Policies & Procedures (PDF 374 Kb) November 1, 2013
The S.C. Code of Regulation R63-307 allows the Department to establish a system to evaluate the performance of Contractors on SCDOT construction projects. The link provided above is to a document that explains the policies and procedures of the system the Department has established for that purpose.

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