Materially Unbalanced Bid Law and Legal Definition

Materially unbalanced bid means “a bid which generates a reasonable doubt that award to the bidder submitting a mathematically unbalanced bid will result in the lowest ultimate cost to the Federal Government.” [23 CFR 635.102; Title 23-Highways; Chapter I-Federal Highway Administration, Department Of Transportation; Subchapter G-Engineering And Traffic Operations; Part 635-Construction And Maintenance; Subpart A -- Contract Procedures]