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Civil Rights Office - Small Business Development Program

Elizabeth Michael, Small Business Development Program Director
Phone: (615) 741-3681

The mission of the Civil Rights Office is to ensure adherence to Equal Employment Opportunity, Title VI and Small and Disadvantaged Business Initiatives.

A message from the Small Business Development Program Director....
The Tennessee Department of Transportation Small Business Development Program's primary goal is to increase the number of minority and female businesses in the highway and bridge construction industry. We are available to provide quality technical assistance, resources, guidance, and any other information in regards to the Small Business Development Program. Please do not hesitate to call our office for further assistance.


DBE Certification & Renewal


TDOT DBE News/Services/Newsletters

Small Business Enterprise Program

Small Business Contracting Opportunities


Prequalification Forms

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DBEs undertake a wide scope of work on TDOT
projects and are in constant demand
meeting federal highway goals.

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DBE Goals and Goal Setting Information


DBE Guidelines and Construction Office Forms


TDOT DBE Program Presentations