Cheri Sylvester
Estimating Systems Support Manager
Phone: (850) 414-4179
See below for contacts, by application

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Design Quantities and Estimates (DQE)

DQE is an Estimates Application for producing Construction Cost Estimates, as well as maintaining pay items and the Basis of Estimates. Additional guidance is available on the DQE home page. A RACF User ID is Required; access restricted to FDOT estimators.



The WebGate is a single point of login for access to a variety of applications and Trns∙port reports. It resides within the FDOT secured firewall. A RACF User ID is Required. Consultants: Contact your FDOT project manager for access.

The following applications may be accessed through the WebGate or the direct links below:

Estimates Applications- Memos Bulletins

Training & Webinars

    Designer Interface and BOE Basics: This webinar will provide guidance on the use of the Designer Interface with the updated Preconstruction (web Trnsport) software, as well as updated guidance on the Basis of Estimates and webgate reports.
    The presentation is available in .pdf format or as a PowerPoint Show. The recorded webinar is available on the Engineering CADD Systems Office's web page. Refer to the ECSO's posted webinars for more information.


    Designer Interface- Quantity Manager Transfers: This webinar is offered by the State Engineering CADD Systems Office. Refer to the ECSO's posted webinars for more information.