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NEW FFY19-21 Triennial DBE Goal

CDOT has a new overall annual DBE goal for FFYs 2019-2021!

CDOT's new DBE goal of 11.55% was adopted by the Transportation Commission in July 2018 and approved by FHWA on August 1.

While the goal is now set, comments are always welcome and may be submitted in a variety of ways:

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Determination of the triennial DBE goal includes identifying a base figure for the relative availability of DBEs based on demonstrable evidence of the availability of ready, willing, and able DBEs as compared to the availability of all businesses participating on federally‐funded DOT‐assisted contracts. In accordance with 49 CFR 26.45, CDOT’s goal methodology consists of two steps:

  1. Establishing the base figure for the relative availability of DBEs, and
  2. Adjusting to the base figure as a result of available data.

To establish the base figure and determine the relative availability of DBEs to perform work on CDOT projects, CDOT evaluated:

  • Relevant market area for contractor participation;
  • Potential contracting opportunities in construction, professional services, and design-build;
  • Availability and capacity of DBE certified firms to participate on those potential contracts;
  • Anecdotal evidence gathered through online surveys, association meetings, and a public comment period.
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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