The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program is a federal program operating under the guidance of the United States Department of Transportation. Authorization for the program comes from 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 26(49 CFR 23). The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), Federal Register 49 CFR Parts 23 and 26.
The goal of the DBE Program is to ensure that firms owned and controlled by minorities, women, and other socially and economically disadvantaged persons have the opportunity to grow and become self-sufficient so that they are able to complete, on equal basis, with non-disadvantaged businesses for contracts and subcontracts in the transportation industry.
NOTE: This listing is updated monthly. Therefore, the listing that you view may be missing firms that have just been certified in the past month. If you are interested in getting a complete, up to the minute listing, please contact the MDOT Office of Civil Rights by phone at 601-359-7466 or by email at
NOTE: All applications are mailed the same day request is received
Stacy Slay, DBE Coordinator
Phone: 601-359-7934
Justin Rawls, DBE Special Projects Coordinator
Phone: 601-359-7936


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