Transportation Project Cost Estimating
Cost estimates are a key element of the benefit cost analysis in project business cases upon which capital investment plan decisions are made. They are also the basis for establishing and amending project budgets and are one of the most important factors against which the success of a project is measured.
- Project Cost Estimating Guidelines (PDF, 1MB - September 2013)
Guidelines on preparing project cost estimates for capital and rehabilitation projects including estimating principles, framework for submission, classification of estimates and estimating methods.
Tools and Construction Cost Data
- Sample Project Cost Estimate Worksheets Template (XLSX - November 2013)
Templates for developing and providing a complete cost estimate submission package.
- Learn how contracted consultants can access the restricted Construction Cost Data website (DOCX, 185KB - June 2020)
Tender cost data from construction contracts available to consultants that provide cost estimating services to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.
- Form H0088 - Create Ministry Estimate Schedule of Approximate Quantities and Unit Prices (XLSM)
A tool used to produce Schedule 7 which is required to tender construction contracts.