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VDOT’s Cost Estimation Office is pleased to announce that it is partnering with VTCA this year to host the 2024 Cost Estimation Summit, on April 22-24, 2024 in Richmond, VA.

During this event, participants will be able to learn leading practices and approaches for project cost estimating.  This is a unique opportunity to learn and connect with other estimators from Consultants, VDOT, and Localities, who are responsible for preparing and reviewing project cost estimates. 

Hear from the authors of the new estimating tools from VDOT.  During this summit, a diverse and broad range of estimating topics related to VDOT project cost estimating plans to be presented by a variety of estimating professionals:

  • Update on VDOT’s Estimating Tools and Technology
  • Inflation and Escalation in VDOT Project Cost Estimates
  • Panel Discussion with Consultant Estimators
  • Development of a new web-based Statewide Bid Tab Query Tool
  • Estimating Major Earthwork Operations
  • Update on VDOT’s Cost Estimate Workbook
  • Statewide Bid Tab Query Hands-on Laboratory
  • VDOT Economist update from the Balmoral Group
  • Contractor Perspective Addressing Risks in Estimates
  • Smart Scale Process Overview and Estimate Validation


Monday, April 22
Reception 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, April 23
Full day of sessions followed by reception

Wednesday, April 24
Morning sessions

Registration Pricing


  • Early - $350.00
  • Regular (Begins March 11) - $425.00
  • Late (Begins April 8) - $500.00


  • Early - $500.00
  • Regular (Begins March 11) - $575.00
  • Late (Begins April 8) - $650.00

VDOT & Local Government Employees

  • Regular - $275.00

Government representatives interested in attending should contact Dana Morris at VTCA  to setup a government account so they can register online.

Register today

For any questions concerning registration, contact Dana Morris.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds, less a $50 administrative fee, are available when cancellations are received before the close of business on April 11, 2024.  Cancellations received after April 11 are not eligible for refunds, however, substitutions are encouraged!

Please review the VTCA Code of Conduct Policy.  By attending this event you are agreeing to the policy.