Design Consulting

Teamwork | Responsiveness | Service

The mission of the Consultant Bureau is to team with private business to ensure that the state's transportation system is safe, resilient, and will be economical and reliable now and for future generations. We achieve this by being responsive, exercising teamwork, and serving each other and our customers.

The Consultant Design Bureau procures and manages all professional consultant services contracts for MDT. A primary role of the Bureau is the management and development of design projects, including coordinating and documenting design work between consultants and MDT.

Audit & Indirect Cost Rate

Guidance: Refer to appendix A
of Consultant Services Manual


AASHTO Audit Guide
Sample of Indirect Cost Rate Schedule: Table 5-4
Listing of Common Unallowable Costs: Table 8-1
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)