- June 25, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
The N.C. Department of Transportation is encouraging disadvantaged businesses (DBE), including minority-owned and woman-owned enterprises, to compete for state transportation contracts.
On Saturday, June 26, from 10 a.m.- noon, NCDOT’s Division of Highways in partnership with its Office of Civil Rights will host an in-person outreach event at the Division 8 Office in Carthage to help educate owners of disadvantaged business enterprises about how to do business with NCDOT.
Division 8 consists of Chatham, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond and Scotland counties,
“Our agency advertises and awards numerous contracts for projects big and small each year, but often many of these businesses may not be aware of how to work with our agency,” said state Transportation Secretary Eric Boyette. “Each project is an opportunity to encourage small and disadvantaged business participation, and to provide those…