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... 72 Appendix A - Historical Bid Data Summary MnDOT SUMMARY: Historical bid data collected from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) came from 4,334 projects awarded between January 1999 and December 2018.
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... 73 Figure A.5 shows a seasonal trend in the distribution of contracts during the first and second part of the year. The number of contracts awarded by MnDOT during the first period of each year is significantly higher than the number of contracts awarded during the second period.
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... 74 CDOT SUMMARY: Throughout the data collection process of the Colorado Department of Transportation, 24 years of information on the contracts attached by this agency were found, equivalent to 3108 projects, as shown in Figure A.6. Figure A.6 Annual Number of Contracts CDOT from 1993 – 2017 Through the process of data cleaning and data analysis, two significant difficulties were encountered.
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... 75 On average, the Colorado Department of Transportation awards 132 contracts annually, of which 61% are awarded in the first period of the year, as shown in Figure A.8. Of this 61%, 29% are awarded in the first three months of the year and 32% between April and June, as shown in Figure A.9.
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... 76 DelDOT SUMMARY: The State of Delaware is much smaller compared to the previous two case studies. This can be evidenced in the number of contracts executed between 1999 and 2018, shown in Figure A.12.
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... 77 On the other hand, Figure A.15 shows the distribution of contracts from 1999 to 2018. Given the geographical conditions of this state, the location of its central city, and the proximity to the city of Philadelphia, it can be seen that 58 % of the contracts were awarded in New Castle County.

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