Section 5: Purchase of ServicesAnchor: #i1020752
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Definition of Service
The Purchase of Services method of purchase may be used on certain highway maintenance projects. The total cost of the services cannot exceed $24,999.99. Materials may be included as part of the purchase order or supplied by TxDOT. These type contracts will usually meet one of the following conditions:
- the project does not require detailed specifictions
- there is a need to expedite the project, or
- it would be impractical to use the regular routine maintenance contract letting procedures
Refer to the Purchasing Manual for guidance.