EJCDC® Contract Documents

The Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) develops and updates fair and objective standard documents that represent the latest and best thinking in contractual relations between all parties involved in engineering design and construction projects. The committee is made up of NSPE's Professional Engineers in Private Practice, the American Counsel of Engineering Companies, and the American Society of Civil Engineers and involves the participation of more than 15 other professional engineering design, construction, owner, legal, and risk management organizations.

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2013 Construction Series, click here for highlights.

2013 New EJCDC Construction DocumentsThree New 2013 EJCDC Construction Documents

  • C-111, Advertisement for Bids
    The document provides owners a platform to inform potential bidders about the project and invite them to obtain the bidding documents for review.
    Purchase C-111 here.
  • C-451, Qualifications Statement
    This document is for use in obtaining information regarding experience and capabilities from contractors, whether in a prequalification or bidding phase context.
    Purchase C-451 here.
  • C-523, Subcontract
    This document is a standard subcontract that meshes with the EJCDC owner-contractor documents.
    Purchase C-523 here.

Time to Cool Heads on Construction Claims
An editorial in March 11, 2013 issue of Engineering News-Record lauds important changes in NSPE's EJCDC contract documents--changes that "have the potential to head off the kinds of poisonous conflicts that ruin so many projects...." Download the article here.

Building a More Harmonious Construction Site
Read how the big changes to EJCDC's Construction Series make life better for project participants.

Rural Utilities Service's EJCDC Policy
Click here to review the details of this policy, or download the RUS Bulletin 1780-26.

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Benefits of EJCDC Contracts

Each EJCDC contract document is prepared by experienced engineering design and construction professionals, owners, contractors, professional liability and risk management experts, and legal counsel.

  • Created and peer-reviewed by experienced industry experts
  • Reduced conflict and litigation
  • Balanced and fair provisions
  • User-friendly and easily customizable

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