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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Quick Links

The links below offer a directory of DBE-related resources:

  • DBE Certification: Review the DBE certification process and full eligibility criteria.
  • DBE Supportive Services: Assistance and development opportunities are available to those seeking IDOT DBE certification, to IDOT certified DBE firms, to IL UCP DBE certified firms who have an IDOT contract and to prime contractors doing business with IDOT.
  • DBE Workshops: IDOT’s innovative workshops and seminars helps firms collaborate with IDOT, become more competitive, and remain aware of policy and procedure changes.
  • DBE FAQ: See here for frequently asked questions regarding the DBE program.
  • IL UCP DBE Directory: View a listing of all certified DBE firms' names, addresses, contact information, and work categories and location preferences.
  • Today's Challenge Tomorrow's Reward Conference: IDOT’s annual “Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward” (TCTR) Conference welcomes DBEs and subcontractors each year. TCTR provides opportunities to network with prime contractors and acquire information on programs, policy changes, strategic networking, best practices and specific skill development.