Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Public Meeting

Published 12:35 pm Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) would like to invite all interested parties to a stakeholders meeting to discuss and provide feedback on the establishment of our FY 2023-2025 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for both FTA and FHWA Projects.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the LADOTD Headquarters building, 1201 Capitol Access Road in Baton Rouge.

Federal regulations 49 CFR Part 26.45(g)(1) states, “In establishing an overall goal, you must provide for public participation. This public participation must include consultation with minority, women’s and general contractor groups, community organizations, and other officials or organizations which could be expected to have information concerning the availability of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged businesses, the effects of discrimination on opportunities for DBEs, and your efforts to establish a level playing field for the participation of DBEs.”

If you need reasonable accommodations, please contact the LADOTD Civil Rights Officer at 225-379-1923.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.

For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please let us know how we may better serve you: Customer Service Survey.