MnDOT's DBE program provides socially and economically disadvantaged individuals with equal opportunities to obtain contracts and project work. Read more about our policy
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
Any MnDOT project receiving federal funds should have established DBE goals. DBE specialists evaluate each proposal for federally funded MnDOT projects or contracts before the project is advertised. The specialists then set a DBE participation goal or a race-gender neutral goal. These goals are stated in the DBE Special Provisions, which is included in the contract/proposal.
Before you can participate as a DBE, read the eligibility requirements and complete the appropriate forms to demonstrate that your business is eligible for the program.
- Highway Construction Training and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program legislative report released February 2013 (PDF)
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