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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

The MDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program is a federally required program designed to ensure that firms owned and controlled by minorities, women, and other socially and economically disadvantaged persons have the opportunity to grow and become self-sufficient through participation in federally funded MDOT contracts. If you require translation of any of our documents, contact our office for assistance.

Contact Us:
Lisa Thompson, Administrator
Office of Business Development Contacts
DBE Construction Techs Contacts

Apply for MDOT DBE Certification

Public Notice

Fiscal Year 2023-2025 Overall DBE Goal

Pursuant to the U.S. Department of Transportation regulation 49 CFR § 26.45, MDOT is currently working on establishing the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-2025 overall DBE goal, which is due to the Federal Highway Administration by August 1. MDOT's current overall DBE goal for FY 2020–2022 is 8.03 percent. If you have comments regarding the new goal or the process, e-mail


MDOT Fraud & Abuse Hotline

MDOT has established a hotline for employees, contractors, consultants, and others to report suspected fraud or abuse including prevailing wage non-compliance, theft, kickbacks, wrongful claims, contract fraud, use of materials that do not comply with specifications, unapproved substitution of materials, commodities, or test samples, and failure to follow contract procedures.

866-460-6368 or 517-241-2256

Do your part to stop fraud and abuse.

Fraud & Abuse Poster - English
Fraud & Abuse Poster - Spanish