Construction Contractor Claim Process - 591-0422-23

Description of Agency

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) construction contractor claim process provides a formalized approach to resolve disputes between MDOT and contractors regarding compensation for construction work performed and/or time required to complete construction work operations.

During the period August 1, 2021 through February 28, 2023, 102 contractors with contracts totaling approximately $1.8 billion filed 1 or more claim across MDOT’s 7 regions. In addition, MDOT included provisions for its Dispute Review Board (DRB) process in 33 contracts with construction costs totaling approximately $3.3 billion and facilitated 4 DRB hearings during this period.

Audit Objectives

  • To assess the sufficiency of MDOT’s efforts to administer the construction contractor claim process.


Estimated Release Date: Late 2023

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