Best value procurement is becoming more popular with transportation agencies because it allows them to consider factors other than cost. However, best value procurement is also more complex and can lead to protests if not conducted properly.
NCHRP Legal Research Digest 90: Best Value Procurement for Highway Construction: Legal Issues and Strategies, from TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program, addresses the best value procurement systems used for highway projects and notes the flexibility regarding selection criteria, rating systems, and award algorithms.
National Research Council. 2023. Best Value Procurement for Highway Construction: Legal Issues and Strategies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/27175.
|NCHRP LRD 90: Best Value Procurement for Highway Construction: Legal Issues and Strategies
|II. BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT PROCESS
|III. POTENTIAL ISSUES CREATING RISK OF PROTESTS IN THE BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT PROCESS
|IV. EFFECTIVELY IMPLEMENTING BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT
|APPENDIX A: SURVEY OF TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES ON BEST VALUE AUTHORITY
|NATIONAL COOPERATIVE HIGHWAY RESEARCH PROGRAM
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