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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

The DBE Program is a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) program that seeks to ensure nondiscrimination in, and create a level playing field on which DBEs can compete fairly for, USDOT-assisted contracts. 


Learn more about the various benefits associated with being a certified DBE


Find out about the requirements for becoming certified as a DBE


Begin an application to become a certified DBE

DBE Program Manual

Review the guidance for CDOT's DBE Program

Statewide DBE Goal Methodology

Review the methodology that led us to our 11.55% statewide highway design and construction goal

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