Public Notice

In accordance with the requirement of the U.S. Department of Transportation set forth in 49 CFR Part 26, notice is hereby given that the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) has established an overall revised goal of 1.5% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in contracting opportunities on federally-assisted contracts during Federal Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017.

The proposed goal and methodology will be available for review between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday at the address listed below for (30) days following the date of this notice. The Detroit Department of Transportation will accept comments on the goal for (45) days from the date of this notice. Please address all comments to:

Sheila Udeozor
Office of Contract Compliance
Detroit Department of Transportation
1301 East Warren
Detroit, Michigan 48207
(313) 833-7695
The above notice is posted on DDOT’s website at:

Subcontracting Opportunities
South Coast Water District
Sewer Tunnel Stabilization and Pipeline Replacement Project

South Coast Water District located in Laguna Beach, California will be releasing construction bids for its “Tunnel Stabilization and Sewer Pipeline Replacement Project. State and Federal requirements including DBE Participation and Prevailing Wages apply to this Project. Categories identified for possible opportunities for subcontractors and suppliers include concrete and shotcrete, rebar and structural steel, sewer pipe, spoil and waste hauling, surveying, security, and office supplies. A contractor “Meet and Greet” (in conjunction with the Pre-bid meeting) will be held at the District’s Administrative offices in the August/September timeframe for all interested companies.

To learn more about the project and subcontracting opportunities please register on the District’s Website at site and sign up under RFI 17-02-0019 - Tunnel Subcontracting Opportunities. If you have questions you can e-mail the District’s Contracts Manager at

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