Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act ("SAFETEA") reauthorized by the President in August, 2005 and implemented by the U.S. Department of Transportation ("USDOT") regulations appearing at 49 Code of Federal Regulations ("CFR"), part 26, requires each recipient of USDOT financial assistance to establish an overall goal for participation of disadvantaged business enterprises in its USDOT-assisted contracting activities.
Pursuant to the notice requirements of 49 CFR 26.45 (g)(2), the Massachusetts Department of Transportation - Highway Division (MassDOT-Highway Division) hereby publishes notice of its proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program goal for DBE participation on Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assisted contracts for federal fiscal years 2014 - 2016. The overall proposed goal for this period is 13.2%.
The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program goal and a description of the methodology used in establishing the goal are available for inspection during normal business hours for 30 days following the date of this notice at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Office of Diversity & Civil Rights, 10 Park Plaza, Room 3190, Boston, MA 02116.
MassDOT and FHWA will accept comments on the goal for 45 days from the date of this notice. Comments to MassDOT should be sent to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Office of Diversity & Civil Rights, Room 3190, Boston, MA 02116. Comments to USDOT should be sent to: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, 400 7th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20590.