The primary remedial goal and objective of the DBE program is to level the playing field by providing DBEs a fair opportunity to compete for federally-funded transportation contracts.
ODOT's DBE Goals
- 15.6% of federally-funded highway construction and design contracts (e.g. major highway reconstruction, geotechnical design, environmental consulting) in Federal Fiscal Years 20, 21 and 22.
- 7.87% of federally-funded transit contracts in Federal Fiscal Years 20, 21 and 22.
DBE/EDGE Capability Statements - Consultant Services
See capability statements showcasing DBE- and EDGE-certified firms that perform work related to consultant services.
DBE/EDGE Capability Statements
See capability statements showcasing DBE- and EDGE-certified firms who have chosen to participate.
DBE Background Information and Certification
Learn more about DBE eligibility, ODOT's commitments, and certification.
DBE Goal Methodology
View 2020-2022 goal methodology for DBE contracts.
DBE/EDGE Forms and Resources
Download DBE and EDGE-related forms for bidders, contractors, and consultants.
DBE Mentor/Protégé Program
A program to foster a more competitive environment for ODOT projects by building a broader base of DBEs able to perform work on highway construction projects.
Ohio Unified Certification Program (UCP)
For certification resources, see the Ohio Unified Certification Program page.
DBE Program Plan
Read ODOT's full Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program plan here.
DBE Supportive Services
Learn more about and apply for DBE Supportive Services.
Ohio Unified DBE Directory
See a list of DBE and ACDBE-certified firms.
Creates opportunities for communication and networking, such as the Civil Rights Transportation Symposium.
Civil Rights Compliance
Ensuring that ODOT is not only complying with all civil rights legislation, but encouraging, promoting and exceeding civil rights compliance expectations.