Upcoming Work Opportunities and Other Useful Resources

Lists of potential SDOT projects can be found here:

Project sheets are updated on a quarterly basis. This information is for outreach purposes is neither a guarantee of contracting opportunities, nor a promise of business and is subject to change. Full solicitations are released through the City of Seattle E-Bid Exchange portal.

How to Find Work with SDOT

The Seattle Department of Transportation provides many opportunities in consulting, contracting, and purchasing.

Upcoming Contract Opportunities are advertised through E-Bid exchange at the following address: https://www.ebidexchange.com/seattle/

Register with the City of Seattle as a business through the Online Business Directory.

Here you can:

  • Join a Consultant Roster for a specialized service. SDOT uses the Roster consistently to find consultants for a variety of projects.
  • Register as a Women or Minority-Owned Business with the City of Seattle.

Consultant Services

We use the following processes to procure consultant services:

  • Direct Selection: Direct selection is used when the total value of the work is less than $54,000.
  • Consultant Roster: The City’s Consultant Roster may be used when the value of work is less than $322,000, an appropriate roster category exists and a suitable consultant is available for use.
  • Full Solicitation: RFPs and RFQs are used when the value of work is over $322,000, or over $54,000 if the Consultant Roster is not used.

Find more information about consultant services procurement here

SDOT’s Frequently Used Consultant Roster Categories

The City’s Consultant Roster is a list of consultants specializing in a given field. This procurement method may be used when the value of work is less than $322,000, an appropriate roster category exists, and a suitable consultant is available for use. Roster categories frequently used by SDOT include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Architectural Services (Urban)
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Services
  • Bridge/Retaining Wall Design
  • Commercial Art and Graphic Design Services
  • Communications
  • Construction Management
  • Customer Service Development
  • Environmental Management
  • Field Sampling and Material Testing/Analysis
  • Forestry Services
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hazardous materials/ Waste operations and Management
  • Historic Resource Inventories/ Assessments
  • Human Resources
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Landscape Services
  • Land Survey
  • Pavement and Material Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Public Information, Promotion, and Public Involvement
  • Real Estate Consulting
  • Roadway Design
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Services
  • Survey 3D Laser Scanning, Bathymetry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Urban Planning
  • Economic Analysis/ Assessment

Purchasing Services

SDOT uses Blanket Contracts established by the City’s Purchasing & Contracting Services Division for many purchasing needs.

Find more information about purchasing services here

Construction Contract Services

The Seattle Department of Transportation procures construction contracts through the City of Seattle’s Purchasing and Contracting Services Division.

Find more construction contract information here

Other Helpful Resources

SDOT Primes Contact List

SDOT hopes to facilitate networking between primes and WMBE subs. The following list includes contacts from firms that have served as primes on SDOT projects, which is a great resource for WMBE firms hoping to connect and partner on upcoming projects.


Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is on a mission to deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities for everyone as we work to achieve our vision of Seattle as a thriving, equitable community powered by dependable transportation.