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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. Conveniently located in Historic Anacostia, two blocks from the Anacostia Metro Station on the Green Line, the center provides information regarding employment and procurement opportunities with major transportation agencies throughout the Washington Metropolitan Region.

District Department of Transportation
Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center
2235 Shannon Place, SE,
Suite 3031
Washington, DC  20020

Telephone: (202) 645-8620
Fax: (202) 645-0366

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


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

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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