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