Material Price Adjustment Index


For additional Information on Material Price Adjustments see MPA Project Specific Guidance (Updated 6/30/2022) or contact:
Taylor Carlquist - (850) 414-4252

Per DCE Memo 22-03, contracts let between January 1st, 2016 to June 30th, 2021 that have adopted the Material Price Adjustment specification are eligible to receive a Material Price Adjustment for Steel Guardrail.

Per DCE Memo 22-04 , contracts let between January 1st, 2016 to June 30th, 2021 that have adopted the Material Price Adjustment specification are eligible to receive a Material Price Adjustment for Copper, PVC, and Aluminum.

Per DCE Memo 22-05 and Revised DCE Memo 22-05, contracts let between January 1st, 2016 to June 30th, 2021 that have adopted the Material Price Adjustment specification are eligible to receive a Material Price Adjustment for Rebar and Prestressing Strand.

Per DCE Memo 22-09, contracts let between January 1st, 2016 to June 30th, 2021 that have adopted the Material Price Adjustment specification are eligible to receive a Material Price Adjustment for Steel Handrails.

Per DCE Memo 22-10, contracts let between January 1st, 2016 to June 30th, 2021 that have adopted the Material Price Adjustment specification are eligible to receive a Material Price Adjustment for Structural Steel and Steel Sheet Piling.

Per DCE Memo 22-11, contracts let between January 1st, 2016 to June 30th, 2021 that have adopted the Material Price Adjustment specification are eligible to receive a Material Price Adjustment for Steel Sign Structures and Mast Arms.

Per DCE Memo 22-14, contracts let between January 1st, 2016 to June 30th, 2021 that have adopted the Material Price Adjustment specification are eligible to receive a Material Price Adjustment for Thermoplastic, Fencing, Dowel Baskets/Bars and/or Stay-In-Place Forms (SIP).

For assistance with Material Price Adjustments and calculations, please download and utilize the Contractor Certification of Quantities forms available below:

Use updated forms only to submit additional pay items or new month submittals. It is not necessary to resubmit on new forms.

2022 Material Index
*Index will be posted when available from USDOL (typically 15th of following month)

Steel  Copper PVC Aluminum Thermoplastic
MonthIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex
Jan479.9561.6741.0174.7328.7
Feb467.8568.1758.4184.5329.0
March476.6579.5743.8194.6328.1
April506.1608.7743.6206.4343.2
May524.4542.0754.0191.4349.9
June511.5524.9841.1181.8353.9
July500.3476.2787.4170.5344.9
August474.5447.8789.2162.7330.4
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2021 Material Index

Steel  Copper PVC Aluminum Thermoplastic
MonthIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex
Jan267.1448.2417.6130.8256.7
Feb303.1451.4431.0132.4271.7
March309.4507.4461.1135.8302.3
April331.0521.8484.9142.9321.8
May346.5577.9528.5149.6329.8
June363.2548.3545.8153.8342.7
July385.4542.8600.8154.7353.3
August410.1543.7620.1160.1358.5
Sept424.0537.1642.4165.8358.0
Oct435.3554.2673.4172.7359.6
Nov437.7554.1705.4173.6353.8
Dec447.7549.9725.5165.7343.4


2020 Material Index

Steel Copper PVC Aluminum Thermoplastic
MonthIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex
Jan236.6344.6340.0125.9228.9
Feb239.3321.1339.7123.0232.8
March236.7294.8339.8121.6231.9
April236.6289.4342.0115.6216.6
May232.0298.5339.8111.2210.2
June232.9327.8338.5110.9212.1
July232.7369.9340.4113.0217.3
August230.5367.9345.8116.0225.1
Sept230.6375.2359.4120.4226.0
Oct235.2375.9381.6120.7238.2
Nov236.2383.5400.4121.9240.0
Dec245.1440.7406.8127.1246.3


2019 Material Index

Steel  Copper PVC Aluminum Thermoplastic
MonthIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex
Jan275.2338.2339.2133.0242.7
Feb274.7341.9338.4133.2241.3
March273.2357.6338.4133.6239.7
April273.4363.2340.3134.1239.2
May267.7355.6340.5132.4241.7
June258.5330.2338.5130.8238.2
July247.2333.3339.9130.5237.2
August245.0322.0337.9128.2237.1
Sept244.1315.6338.5127.6237.6
Oct240.3315.7339.2126.5238.7
Nov236.1327.2338.9125.3235.4
Dec234.7331.6339.3125.4229.5


2018 Material Index

Steel  Copper PVC Aluminum Thermoplastic
MonthIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex
Jan236.6397.3333.7129.7247.0
Feb241.5391.0337.6132.2247.3
March243.2393.8342.7134.5252.0
April246.1393.9340.7136.4248.9
May249.3390.0346.1142.6254.3
June249.5399.8344.7144.6257.4
July252.8389.8342.4140.0257.7
August253.2354.9340.9137.8262.7
Sept272.9338.5339.3136.9260.3
Oct272.3346.9340.6136.6260.8
Nov273.9346.5340.1134.7254.6
Dec273.5345.8339.2133.6248.7


2017 Material Index

Steel  Copper PVC Aluminum Thermoplastic
MonthIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex
Jan224.6319.6323.5116.4229.3
Feb226.7336.3322.4119.2235.3
March233.6332.0322.9120.9240.8
April235.1332.0329.0122.7245.6
May238.4330.1328.0122.7245.8
June240.0329.7326.9122.5244.5
July237.0334.0324.9121.6241.4
August238.3346.3324.6123.5240.8
Sept239.1368.3325.5126.3244.3
Oct234.3367.7326.7128.5249.4
Nov233.2384.0333.6128.9251.6
Dec232.7381.2333.7127.9253.2


2016 Material Index

Steel  Copper PVC Aluminum Thermoplastic
MonthIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex
Jan213.2282.1310.7110.9224.8
Feb214.5272.2311.6110.8223.4
March213.1278.3312.4111.7222.6
April216.5291.9316.3111.3222.7
May223.1293.7321.7112.3226.3
June223.0284.9326.7112.3229.7
July225.2292.1327.0112.9229.6
August225.3287.4325.1113.0230.3
Sept223.1284.5327.5112.5231.6
Oct221.5279.1328.6113.0233.7
Nov220.1297.6329.0114.9232.2
Dec221.2316.4325.9116.1227.3


2015 Material Index

Steel  Copper PVC Aluminum Thermoplastic
MonthIndexIndexIndexIndexIndex
Jan253.8370.5329.0127.4254.0
Feb246.5342.0329.0127.0248.4
March236.7342.7327.7126.2241.2
April232.4361.7323.9124.5240.3
May227.7378.3325.6124.0242.9
June231.0364.3326.1120.5244.7
July230.5343.2324.4117.3242.5
August228.1308.8321.2115.1238.9
Sept224.4315.4315.1113.9231.4
Oct218.9315.1314.7113.4228.9
Nov211.6302.2313.2111.4227.4
Dec214.2287.9310.7111.2228.2