Public Meeting - September 28, 2022

MDT and BBC Research & Consulting held a public meeting on September 28, 2022, at 12:00 pm to:

  • Present the results of the 2022 Disparity Study;
  • Discuss the proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for contracts using Federal Highway Administration funds; and
  • Provide an opportunity for public comments and verbal testimony.

For Federal Fiscal Years 2023 through 2025, MDT is proposing a DBE goal of 6.6%, to be achieved through race neutral means.

Video Recording of Meeting

View the flyer for more information on the meeting, including how to register and provide comments.

View the proposed DBE goal methodology.

The comment period on the DBE goal will close on October 16, 2022.

MDT's Disparity Study is complete. See the final report.

DBE Goal for Highway Projects: 6.5%

As of November 9, 2022,
small business icon Overall DBE Utilization: 2.6%
hard hat icon Construction Projects: 2.6%
protractor icon Consultant Projects: 0.0%

The MDT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program encourages and supports the participation of companies owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in transportation contracts.

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