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INDOT and The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently entered into an agreement allowing for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification reciprocity on the Ohio River Bridges Project. According to the federal regulations, a DBE must be certified in the state they are performing work in for DBE participation to be counted toward a contract. This project specific agreement will allow Indiana DBEs to be counted as certified in Kentucky on the Downtown Crossing portion of the project and will allow Kentucky DBEs to be counted as certified in Indiana for the East End Crossing portion of the Project. This agreement will provide additional opportunities for DBE’s in both States as the project moves forward.
For questions concerning INDOT’s DBE Program please contact:
To qualify as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, a firm must be:
Note: Applications can be mailed, faxed, or emailed.
The Federal U.S. Dept of Transportation, Office of Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) offers financial assistance to small disadvantaged businesses by providing guaranteed loans through our Short Term Lending Program (STLP) for transportation-related contracts only. By providing loan guarantees, small disadvantaged businesses can receive financial assistance for financing accounts receivable and other short-term costs of performing transportation-related contracts. To be eligible a business must be certified DBE or be a disadvantaged small business, or certified under one of the SBA programs.
Note: Updates can be mailed, faxed, or emailed.
Certified DBE companies that wish to make changes to their current certification must do so in writing. Changes include adding/removing DBE codes or requesting ACDBE certification. Requests can be sent by e-mail to Derrick Casson or Kimberly Sons or mailed to:
Indiana Department of Transportation
Economic Opportunity Division, DBE Certification
100 N. Senate Ave. IGCN 750
Indianapolis, IN 46204