When you start your application, you must select what type of vendor:
There are two types of vendors that do business with NCDOT:
Contractors -- perform construction or maintenance on transportation facilities, including highways, airports, ferries, etc,
Private Consulting Firms -- perform services such as engineering design, research, studies, etc.
Central-Let Contracts (Bidder)
May bid on Central Let Contracts. You are also granted PO Contractor and Subcontractor status with this option.
Division-Let Contracts (Purchase Order (PO) Prime Contractor)
May bid on Division Let Contracts (Contracts less than $5 million). You are also granted Subcontractor status with this option.
Subcontractor Works under the direction of the Prime or PO Contractor.
Private Consulting Firms May submit Letter of Interest (LOI) for advertisements.
Note: Small Business Enterprise contracts do not require prequalification, but do require SBE certification to bid.
For more information:
SBE certification guidelines.