Escalation Clauses

Check here for information on escalation clauses that address cost adjustments for fluctuations in the cost of raw material or labor.

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Steel Cost Adjustment

Steel Cost Adjustment Directions and GSP. (PDF 457KB)
Search for GSP 1-09.3.OPT2.FR1.

Fuel Cost Adjustment

Fuel Cost Adjustment Instructions & GSP. (PDF 457KB)
Search for GSP 1-09.3.OPT1.FR1.

Asphalt Cost Adjustment

Cost Adjustment Spreadsheet

Payment Calculator Spreadsheets (XLS 73KB) for Asphalt, Fuel, or Steel Cost Price Adjustments.
Calculates either a payment or credit amount to be paid with the monthly progress estimate

Find guidance and other estimating calculation sheets that will aid in your projects.

Slow down on ice and snow.

It's easier to skid or lose control traveling at higher speeds. Give yourself more time to stop.

Carry chains, practice installing them.

Winter conditions could mean chains are required on your route. Practice putting them on your vehicle ahead of time.

Pack your winter car kit.

Carry extra supplies like warm clothing, ice scraper and brush, jumper cables and other emergency items.