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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Interested in applying for DBE certification or want to learn more? Check out program information listed below.


DBE Goals Consultation Meetings

Georgia DOT is soliciting public comment about its DBE program and its DBE participation goals for Federal Fiscal years (FFYs) 2022-2024. Join the Georgia DOT for our weekly DBE Goals consultation Meetings occurring on consecutive Fridays, beginning June 4, 2021 through June 25, 2021.

As the DBE Program includes both Federal Highway (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funded projects, each of those goal setting methodologies will be included in our Consultation Meetings.

FHWA Goal: 15% (10% RC/5% RN)
FTA Goal: 6.02% RN

Virtual Meeting Schedule

Date Time
June 4 10:00 AM
June 11 10:00 AM
June 18
10:00 AM
June 25 10:00 AM

Access Virtual Meeting

You can also dial in by phone: +1 (669) 224-3412
Access Code: 356-176-429

We Want Your Feedback

The Department will accept public comment in writing for 30 days from the date of this notification. Please submit comments to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison at DBEGoal@dot.ga.gov.

Need Assistance?

If you would like to talk to a representative, call the DBE Help Desk at (404) 631-1273.


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MMIP DBE Support

If you own a DBE firm or small business and are interested in exploring opportunities through the Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP), connect with a DBE specialist ready to help you. Contact GDOT’s Program Management Consultant DBE Office at (404) 946-5764, email DBEMMIP@dot.ga.gov.

Statewide Transit Plan​​​​​​

Supportive Services

If your firm is already a Georgia Certified DBE and have questions related to your certification, need assistance identifying work with GDOT, need bonding assistance, or have other training needs please contact the GDOT Supportive Services Provider, Construction Estimating Institute at (404) 631-1273, email Info@gadbesupport.com.

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Statewide Transit Plan​​​​​​

SSFP Business Help Center

A Business Help Center is open to eligible GDOT certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, registered small businesses and veteran-owned small businesses that have an interest in working on GDOT’s State Funded Projects. The Center provides training, consulting, targeted matchmaking, one-on-one assistance, and meeting space and computer access.

The business help center is open Monday through Friday and located at One West Court Square, suite 750 in Decatur.

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Informational Brochures

Learn how to apply for DBE certification and how to qualify to work for Georgia DOT.

Apply for Certification

Goals, Plans, Reports & Studies

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