Dispute Resolution and Claims
The Ohio Department of Transportation is committed to resolving construction disputes within the parameters of the contract at the lowest possible authority level.
Dispute Resolution and Claims Coordinator
Nathan Fling - 614-466-2140
Dispute Resolution FLOW CHART - Flow chart of ODOT's Dispute Resolution and Administrative Claims Process
SUGGESTED OUTLINE FOR CLAIM SUBMITTAL
LIST OF POTENTIAL NEUTRALS
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION OVERVIEW
On very large projects ODOT may choose to utilize a Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) process in place of the standard dispute resolution process. If a DRB is utilized Proposal Note 108 will be included in the Proposal and an Item Special, Dispute Review Board will be included as a pay item.
- Proposal Note 108- Describe ODOT's Current Dispute Resolution Board Process
- DRB Three Party Agreement
- DRB Operating Procedures
- Proposal Note 109- Descibe ODOT's current Resolution Advisor Process
- DRA three party Agreement
- DRA Operating Procedure
LIST OF POTENTIAL DRB MEMBERS
OHIO'S OFFICE OF BUDGET & MANAGEMENT'S TRAVEL POLICY
The State of Ohio's Late Payment Calculator of Interest allowable on a claim can be found at:
Use this tool to calculate interest to include in your submitted claim total.
Please note: the Director's Claims Board or the Dispute Review Board will not automatically add in or adjust an interest payment as part of the final determination of damages or a negotiated settlement. At the Board hearing the Contractor must make clear the current value of interest, as applicable.
Claims Decisions Library
The Claims Database
includes over 60 decisions rendered by ODOT claims boards or various neutrals. Below you can choose to view the database by: (place cursor on how you want the database sorted)
To view claims decisions prior to 1999 choose the appropriate ODOT Claims Digest below:
Number 1 Digest of Claim Board Decisions October 10, 1995 to June 12, 1996
Number 2 Digest of Arbitration Decisions March 19, 1987 to September 6, 1996
Number 3 Digest of Claim Board Decisions October 1, 1996 to August 13, 1997
Number 4 Digest of Decisions January 1, 1998 to June 30, 1998
Number 5 Digest of Decisions June 30, 1998 to December 31, 1998
Number 6 Digest of Decisions January 1, 1999 to December 31, 1999