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Construction Estimating Software

50,000+ Estimators Trust HeavyBid Over Any Other Structured System

The fastest and most accurate estimating software for civil construction to help you win more projects in less time.

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Quickly Build an Entire Estimate by Importing Items from DOT Websites

Activities and bid items can be built on the fly, copied from any previous estimate, or pulled from a list of standardized activities of work with HeavyBid construction estimating software. Directly import bid items from DOT websites to significantly reduce the time spent building estimates.

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Estimating Software with Your Takeoff Data

HCSS takes your produced bid items and quantity information created from external takeoff programs and inputs that data in HeavyBid to accurately produce a cost estimate.

Construction Companies of All Sizes Trust HCSS for Estimating

HeavyBid is used by estimators across 4,000+ companies, including 43 of the ENR top 50 heavy civil contractors. Estimators benefit from easily repeatable estimate conditions, while estimate reviewers benefit from easily accessible checklists and review tools that make it easy to verify the costs and prices.

Any business entity that puts manpower and equipment to use in the field can benefit from using HeavyBid.

pre-construction project tracking

Your bidding and estimating pain points, solved.


Pre-construction software built to reduce double-entry in the estimating workflow.

Custom Proposals

Customize proposals in the format the owner requires.

Project Tracking

Automatically pull in project data for analysis on bidding decisions.

Project Tracking
Multiple Estimators

HeavyBid allows for multiple estimators in an estimate at once.

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Data Import/Export

Easily import from Primavera or Microsoft Project to and from HeavyBid.

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Ask our customers why they trust HeavyBid–and why Estimators love it.

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Estimator and Project Manager | Amico Infrastructures

Mark Stapf

With HeavyBid, you can get a very comprehensive material summary that you can take to vendors knowing exactly what quantities you’ll need and when you’re going to need them. It gets you better pricing and it’s more true to what your cost will be with accurate numbers.

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Business Analyst | Colas IS Support

Ryan Rivet

HeavyBid really allows you to set up your codebooks and your master estimates so that you can get those bids off quick. Get direct and indirect costs in, so you have more time to make better decisions on how you’re going to get your work.

Vice President | Knife River

Hal Fuglevand

To tell you the truth, I’m not sure how we would estimate if we didn’t have HeavyBid.

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Operations Manager | Ed Bell Construction

Phillippe Falkner

It definitely increased our revenue, increased our market share, and ultimately increased our profitability.

Chief Estimator | Ford Construction

Jerry Middleton

We are able to kick out more estimates, more accurately.

Senior Vice President | Anchor Construction

Daniel Buckley

HeavyBid allows us to adapt to what the market is demanding.

Seamless Integration with Your Accounting System

Your data accurately flows from HeavyBid to your accounting and payroll applications. HeavyBid provides standard interfaces to more than 30 accounting systems such as Vista, Quickbooks, Sage 300 (Timberline), and more to create an integrated system that saves you time and reduces errors.

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Top contractors trust their business to HCSS

of the ENR Top 50

Heavy Civil Contractors use HCSS as their trusted software resource.



bid faster and smarter with HeavyBid estimating & bidding software.

of the ENR Top 20

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The End-to-End Software Solution for Heavy Civil

Chat with us to see if HeavyBid is right for you & see a custom demo.

When you fill out the form, we’ll reach out to you promptly to answer your questions and help you decide if HCSS software will be the right fit for you.

Afterward, we’ll create a custom demo tailored to your needs to show how HeavyBid can start solving your biggest construction estimating and bidding problems immediately!

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