Consultants

Getting Your Consulting Firm Pre-Qualified

All consulting firms must be on the Department's prequalified list before being hired to do any work for the Department or local agencies which receive funding from TDOT.

Additional information, required forms, and the current list of prequalified firms may be downloaded here. Interested firms without internet access may obtain this information by calling Design Division, Contracts Office at (615) 741-4460.


FOR ACQUISITION or RELOCATION CONSULTANTS
Submit a completed Form DOT-CS-100 to:
Mr. Ataur Rahman, P.E
Assistant Civil Engineering Director
TDOT Design Division
Suite 1300 James K. Polk Building
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1402

How to qualify additional Negotiations/Relocations Agents for work on TDOT Projects:
Fill out and send an additional DOT-CS-100 form attachment 1 - page 2 for each additional proposed agent.

Include:

  • Send the prospective agent's resume and a list of Federal Aid Transportation Projects or other projects of a related field on which he or she has worked in the past three years.
  • Provide a contact person or persons and phone number(s) for verification of project information.
  • Describe the work performed on each project including:
    • general description of each project (number of parcels negotiated and number of residential or business relocations handled)
    • prospective agent's responsibilities on each project

Questions:
Call Design Division, Contracts Office at 615.741.4460
OR Mr. Gale Wagner at 615.253.1154 or email: gale.wagner@tn.gov

Notes:

  • An interview with a prospective Negotiations/Relocations agent may be required by the TDOT Central Right-of-Way Office before approval.
  • Depending on qualifications and experience, prospective agents may only be granted approval to work as Trainees until such time as the additional qualifications and experience can be acquired.
  • It is not TDOT's intention to train consulting firms or their agents to acquire highway rights of way. They are expected to be familiar with TDOT's Right of Way Manual when they begin work.

FOR APPRAISAL CONSULTANTS
Submit a completed Form DT-1742 to:
Mr. Ataur Rahman, P.E
Assistant Civil Engineering Director
TDOT Design Division
Suite 1300 James K. Polk Building
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1402

Fill out and send an DT-1742 form for each appraisal agent.

Include:

  • Send the prospective agent's resume and a list of Federal Aid Transportation Projects or other projects of a related field on which he or she has worked in the past three years.
  • Provide a contact person or persons and phone number(s) for verification of project information.

Questions:
Call Design Division, Contracts Office at 615.741.4460
OR Mr. Jim Hagan at 615.741.3332 or email: jim.hagan@tn.gov

Notes:

  • An interview with a prospective agent may be required by the TDOT Central Right-of-Way Office before approval.
  • Depending on qualifications and experience, prospective agents may only be granted “LIMITED” approval to work until such time as the additional qualifications and experience can be acquired.

FOR UTILITY CONSULTANTS
Submit a completed Form DT-330 to:
Mr. Ataur Rahman, P.E
Assistant Civil Engineering Director
TDOT Design Division
Suite 1300 James K. Polk Building
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1402

Fill out and send a DT-330 form for the firm seeking approval for
U03 - Subsurface Utility engineering (SUE),
and/or
U04 - Utility Coordination for specific utility disciplines:

  • Electrical distribution
  • Electrical Transmission
  • Communication
  • Gas/Oil Distribution
  • Gas/Oil Transmission
  • Water
  • Sewer/Sanitary

Include:

  • Send the firm’s statement of qualification for each discipline worked in the past three years.
  • Provide a reference contact person or persons and phone number(s) for verification of project information. A letter of recommendation from the reference can be included.

Questions:
Call Design Division, Contracts Office at 615.741.4460
OR Mr. Michael Horlacher at 615.741-6802 or email: michael.horlacher@tn.gov