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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
The DBE program started with Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982, which set a national goal of placing at least 10 percent of federal highway and transit funds with persons who qualify as disadvantaged small business operators. A subsequent act in 1987 included women.
WisDOT invests $600-700 million annually in federal and state dollars for highway, airport and transit projects. These funds translate into millions of dollars in transportation-related contracts and project work for DBE firms.
To increase participation of firms owned by disadvantaged individuals in all federal aid and state transportation facility contracts.
Uniform Certification Program (UCP) application packet
Submit a complete UCP certification application
Print, complete and return all documents and forms specified below:
Note - Failure to complete and return all documents may delay your certification process.
- UCP certification application
- Requested work/geographic area summary form (DT2188)
- Contractor statement of experience (DT2186)
- Personal financial statement
- Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) and 49 CFR part 26
- Instructions for completing the UCP
- UCP supporting documents checklist
- Schedule of owned/leased vehicles for DBE credit
Firms currently holding Small Business Administration (SBA) certification should register their firm in the Civil Rights Compliance System (CRCS) and send a copy of the SBA application to any of the offices listed on the Wisconsin UCP application.
Civil Rights Compliance System (CRCS)
WisDOT uses CRCS to track all DBE firms and to ensure prompt payments.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) DBE listings
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to U.S. business economy.
Firms already in DBE program
- Additional special provision (ASP) 3
Certificate of Good Faith Efforts (DT1202)
- Good Faith Effort Guide - Roles and responsibilities of all stakeholders for good faith effort evaluation.
- Lessee hiring agreement
- Replacing a DBE subcontractor
- Trucking utilization policy
Dec. 14, 2012 - 27th Annual DBE Workshop and Secretary’s Golden Shovel Awards
Suki Han, firstname.lastname@example.org
Last modified: October 15, 2014
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