The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will host three Public Participation Meetings to discuss and provide feedback on the establishment of the FY 2024-2026 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals for both FTA and FHWA Projects. Advance registration is encouraged, but onsite registration will be available.
The meeting schedule is —
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 – at Brookland Baptist Conference Center in West Columbia 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 – at Trident Technical College in North Charleston 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Thursday, March 2, 2023 – at Spartanburg Marriott in Spartanburg 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Federal regulations 49, Part 26.45(g)(1) states, “In establishing an overall goal, you must provide for public participation. This public participation must include consultation with minority, women and general contractor groups, community organizations, and other officials or organizations which could be expected to have information concerning the availability of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged
businesses, the effects of discrimination on opportunities for DBEs, and your efforts to establish a level playing field for the participation of DBEs.”
The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is committed to delivering a transportation system that enhances the quality of life. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.
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