ANNOUNCING: Public Meetings to Discuss DBE Goals for 2023-2025 FTA and FHWA Projects


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) would like to invite all interested parties to a stakeholders meeting to discuss and provide feedback on the establishment of our FY 2023-2025 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for both FTA and FHWA Projects.


South Louisiana

A meeting is scheduled in South Louisiana on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 5:00 PM in the auditorium of the LADOTD Headquarters building, 1201 Capitol Access Road, Baton Rouge, LA.


North Louisiana

A second meeting is scheduled in North Louisiana on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 5:00 PM, in the LADOTD District 04 conference Room, located at 3339 Industrial Road, Bossier City, LA.

 

Federal regulations 49, Part 26.45(g)(1) states, “In establishing an overall goal, you must provide for public participation. This public participation must include consultation with minority, women and general contractor groups, community organizations, and other officials or organizations which could be expected to have information concerning the availability of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged businesses, the effects of discrimination on opportunities for DBEs, and your efforts to establish a level playing field for the participation of DBEs.”


The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,558 miles of roadway, including over 943.56 miles of interstate, LADOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.


If you need reasonable accommodations, please contact the LADOTD Civil Rights Officer at 225-379-1923 prior to the meetings.


For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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