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Major DBE Changes are Effective on CDOT's NPS Contracts!

New contract language / structure, monitoring, and enforcement mechanisms for DBE participation on Non-Project Specific (NPS) Professional Services contracts are 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, effective as of 1/1/2020.

Attendance highly encouraged  

Date Time Region  Location
1/30/20 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm  3

Mesa County Workforce Center:
512 29 1/2 Rd. 
Grand Junction, CO 81504

2/12/20 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm  2 Rawlings Library:
100 E Abriendo Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004 Royals Room
2/20/20 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 5 CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Facility: 20581 Highway 160 West 
Durango, CO 81301
2/27/20 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm 1 CDOT Headquarters:
2829 W. Howard Pl., Denver, CO 80204
3/5/20 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 4 Weld County Administration Building: 
1150 O Street, Greeley, CO 80632 Events 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.

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