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Professional Services Compliance

Major DBE Changes are Coming to CDOT's NPS Contracts!

New contract language / structure, monitoring, and enforcement mechanisms for DBE participation on Non-Project Specific (NPS) Professional Services contracts will be in effect for all NEW NPS advertisements as of 1/1/2020.*

Key changes include:

  • New contract language
  • Updated Civil Rights Scoring criteria
  • Optional DBE goal re-evaluation process
  • New DBE commitment tracking process
  • Updated enforcement mechanisms per Task Order 


Prime consultants - avoid sanctions and educate yourself on CDOT's new NPS contract process. Attend one of CDOT's half-day, interactive workshops to learn in-depth details about the upcoming NPS contract and process changes before they go into effect on 1/1/2020.

Additional training will be held in Spring 2020 - Dates TBD.

Attendance highly encouraged  

Training Registration

Date Time Region  Location
11/21/19 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  5 CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Facility: 20581 Highway 160 West 
Durango, CO 81301
12/5/19 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  3 CDOT Region 3 Maintenance Facility:
2328 G Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505 
Bookcliff Conference Room
12/9/19 8:45 am - 12:45 pm 4 Weld County
Administration Building: 

1150 O Street, Greeley, CO 80632 Events Room
12/13/19 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 1 CDOT North Holly Building:
4670 Holly St, Denver, CO 80216
Turnpike Conference Room
12/17/19 9:30 am - 1:30 pm 2 Rawlings Library:
100 E Abriendo Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004 Royals Room
12/19/19 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 1 CDOT CTMC Corporate Circle:
425 Corporate Circle,
Golden, CO 80401
Trailridge Room

* CDOT’s Civil Rights Division worked closely with a task force comprised of large and small firms, DBEs, and industry association members to develop the details of these changes, and vetted them with internal stakeholders and the previous Chief Engineer.

Contact the CRBRC

Civil Rights & Business Resource Center
2829 W. Howard Pl.
Denver, CO 80204
P 303-757-9234  /800-925-3427
F 303-952-7088

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