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INDOT > Doing Business with INDOT > Economic Opportunity > Economic Opportunity Economic Opportunity

The Division of Economic Opportunity (EOD) is responsible for maximizing contracting opportunities for disadvantaged businesses on INDOT contracts.  Economic Opportunity performs all Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification services for the state of Indiana pursuant to its Unified Certification Program.

The division also assesses DBE-owned business utilization data and ensures compliance with EEO provisions as required by INDOT contract and federal law. Economic Opportunity also administers the agency’s compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and related laws. Additionally, Economic Opportunity provides managerial and technical assistance to DBE firms.

The mission of Economic Opportunity Division (EOD) is to:

  • Maximize contracting opportunities for disadvantaged businesses by certifying qualifying firms as Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
  • Monitor INDOT contracts for equal employment opportunity contract compliance with state and federal laws
  • Increase the number of journey-level women and minorities in Indiana’s construction industry through the OJT Program
  • Provide education about and ensure enforcement of state and federal civil rights laws

Indiana DBE Directory

DBE Program Proposed Three-Year Overall Goal and Methodology

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is in the process of preparing its three-year overall DBE goal for submission to the Federal Highway Administration for approval and implementation. As part of this process, INDOT must provide for public notice and comment to all interested stakeholders who may be impacted by this proposal. INDOT also participated in a statewide Disparity Study to assist in the development of its proposed DBE goal.

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DBE Goal Request for RFPs Involving Federal Funding

To obtain a DBE Goal, please fill out the DBE Goal Request Form.
If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact David Alyea at 317-234-7843.  

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Contact Information  

Libby Crawford
Director of Economic Opportunity  
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 N. Senate Ave, IGCN 750
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317 234-8008 

Derrick Casson
DBE Certification Manager
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 N. Senate Ave, IGCN 750
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317 233-4664

David Alyea
Contract Compliance Manager
100 N. Senate Ave, IGCN 750
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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