Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

DBE Contract Compliance

All ADOT contracting groups utilizing federal-aid funding must comply with all DBE regulations and guidelines contained in 49 CFR Part 26. The Business Engagement and Compliance Office (BECO) Contract Compliance staff are available to provide guidance, monitoring and oversight of DBE compliance issues, training and technical assistance, clarification on procedures, and answers to questions as needed. Call 602.712.7761 or email Contract Compliance at contractorcompliance@azdot.gov.

Professional Services Contract (with DBE Goal)

Pre-Solicitation

DBE Goal must be included in the solicitation. Learn more about Goal Assessments and find the Goal Worksheet which must be submitted prior to solicitation to obtain a contract goal.

Pre-Award

Solicitations must include the forms or links to online versions of the forms.  All proposers must submit a Proposers (Bidders) List and a Commitment Form with a proposal.

Submit During Cost Negotiations:
Post-Award
Contract Close-Out

Close contract in the DBE System.  Submit the Certification of Payments form prior to contract close-out.

Professional Services Contract (without DBE Goal)

Pre-Solicitation

Race Neutral (No Goal) designation must be in solicitation.  Learn more about Goal Assessments.

Pre-Award

 All proposers must submit a Proposers (Bidders) List with a proposal.

Contract Close-Out

Close contract in the DBE System.

Construction Contract (with DBE Goal)

Pre-Solicitation

DBE Goal must be included in the solicitation.  Learn more about Goal Assessments and find the Goal Worksheet which must be submitted prior to solicitation to obtain a contract goal.

Pre-Award

Forms or links to online versions of the forms must be provided in solicitations. All bidders must submit FHWA 1273, a DBE Assurance Form, and a Bidders list with bids.

Apparent Low Bidder submits within five (5) working days after bid opening date by 4pm:
Post-Award
Contract Close-Out

Close contract in DBE System.  Certification of Payments form must be submitted by contractor for each DBE utilized.

Construction Contract (without DBE Goal)

Pre-Solicitation

Race Neutral (No Goal) designation must be in solicitation. Learn more about Goal Assessments.

Pre-Award
Contract Close-Out

Close contract in DBE System.