NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) GOAL
July 27, 2018
The North Carolina Department of Transportation Division of Highways:
The North Carolina Department of Transportation hereby publishes a proposed overall goal for its federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, for the Division of Highways. The proposed overall goal for FHWA funded projects in FY 2019 through FY 2021 is 13.48%.
The methodology document used in developing this goal is available for inspection during normal business hours, until August 25, 2018 at the following location:
State Contractor Utilization Engineer, 104 Fayetteville St., Raleigh NC, 27601. The Division of Highways will receive and consider public comments on the proposed goal until August 27, 2018. Comments may be delivered to the Division of Highways at the above address. For additional information and questions, please contact Adrian Atkinson at (919) 508-1896. Comments may be mailed to the following address: NCDOT, Attention: Adrian Atkinson, 104 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601, or email@example.com. All comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on August 25, 2018
NOTICE OF PROPOSED DBE and MBE/WBE GOALS
In accordance with 49 CFR Part 26 and the Special Provisions, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has established goals for participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE's) in United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) assisted contracts, as well as State assisted contracts. The 2016 - 2018 Triennial Goal for DBE projects is 13.7%. The current goals for state funded projects are 5.7% MBE and 6.1% WBE. The 2017 - 2019 Triennial Goal for FTA (Federal Transit Authority) projects is 1.9%.
NCDOT sets *DBE/*MBE/*WBE utilization goals for all construction projects. These goals are advertised with the projects. For apparent low bidders on these projects who do not attain enough participation to meet the advertised goal(s), there is required a Good Faith Effort report that must be submitted.
*DBE - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
*MBE - Minority Business Enterprise
*WBE - Woman Business Enterprise