Office of Environmental Justice & Equity

Equity programs, small business certifications, and civil rights compliance requirements for engineers, contractors, consultants, local agencies, & transit agencies.
The draft FHWA Triennial DBE Goal Methodology is available for public comment through July 10, 2024. Comments may be submitted via email: [email protected] or via mail: CDOT Office of Environmental Justice & Equity, 2829 W. Howard Pl., Denver, CO 80204.

Civil Rights Programs

Civil Rights Compliance for Construction (Contractors)

Compliance information and resources for design/bid/build construction projects 

Construction Contracts

Civil Rights Compliance for Professional Services (Consultants)

Compliance information and resources for design/engineering contracts

Professional Services Contracts

Civil Rights Compliance for Local Agencies (FHWA Subrecipients)  

Civil rights and compliance information for entities using FHWA funds for design and/or construction projects

Local Agencies

Civil Rights Compliance for Transit Agencies (FTA Subrecipients)

Civil rights and compliance information for agencies receiving FTA funds.

Transit Providers

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise & Emerging Small Business Programs

Certification and benefits of CDOT's small business programs (DBE & ESB)

Small Business Programs

Small Business Events

ADA Title II & Accessibility

Learn more about CDOT's initiatives to provide accessible services to persons with disabilities

ADA Title II Programs

Title VI & Nondiscrimination

No person shall be excluded nor subject to discrimination in any CDOT program or activity

Title VI Program

Learn About Your Rights Against Discrimination

Getting Help & Getting in Touch

CDOT's civil rights team works closely with prime contractors, consultants, and project engineers to ensure compliance with regulations and policies

Civil Rights at CDOT

Derechos civiles en el CDOT

    Construction Workforce Development Programs

CDOT Accessibility Statement 

CDOT is continuing to improve the user experience and applying accessibility standards to ensure equitable access for all. Our websites and applications are aligned with WCAG 2.2 Level A and AA, and they are designed to meet the State of Colorado Technical Standard TS-OEA-002 and House Bill 21-1110. In compliance with 8 CCR 1501-11, Section 11.11, CDOT shall make reasonable modifications to policies, practices and procedures in an effort to ensure CDOT programs are accessible to individuals with disabilities, and to ensure nondiscrimination against persons with disabilities. For assistance with this tool, refer to the CDOT Accessibility Statement webpage.