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Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center

Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center - white and blue name tag with the word Opportunity hand-printed on it

“Building Bridges, Linking Opportunities”

Through the financial support of the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, DDOT administers two federal programs aimed to fulfill its mission to help small business entrepreneurs successfully compete for procurement contracts in transportation construction. 

Guided by Title 23 CFR Part 230 Subpart B, and Title 49 CFR Part 26, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise/Supportive Services (DBE/SS) and the On-The-Job Training/Supportive Services (OJT/SS) programs are designed to serve your business needs. DDOT certified DBEs enjoy an array of services through the DBE/SS and OJT/ SS programs.

DDOT offers a community-based resource center to serve busy entrepreneurs’ business needs. The Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center (BOWDC) is a central business hub that provides up-to-date information on contracting and procurement opportunities for DBE firms. The center provides information regarding employment and procurement opportunities with major transportation agencies throughout the Washington Metropolitan Region.


To serve entrepreneurs who are certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) with information on business opportunities with DDOT.

For more information contact 

Shawn King
Compliance Consultant
Office of Civil Rights
District Department of Transportation
55 M Street SE, 7th Floor Washington DC, 20003
Phone: 202.478.5714
Email: [email protected]

Program at a Glance

Program Title: Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center
Agency: District Department of Transportation
Office: Office of the Director (OD)
Type: Administrative

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