Notice to Industry
Materials and Supplies: Counting Expenditures with DBE Materials and Supplies Vendors (MSVs) toward DBE Goals
March 9, 2018
Changes take effect September 1, 2018
Industry-Specific Manufacturing Guidance
Aggregate/Asphalt/Concrete: In order for 100% of the value of a DBE’s contract to count toward DBE goals, the DBE MSV must own or have a long-term lease for the exclusive operation and control of the production of a quarry, an asphalt mixing plant or a concrete mixing plant. The plants must be approved by ODOT’s Office of Materials Management.
Miscellaneous Steel Fabrication/Reinforcing Steel Fabrication/Structural Steel Fabrication: In order for 100% of the value of a DBE’s contract to count toward DBE goals, the DBE MSV must alter the reinforcement bars (such as cutting and bending and/or coating with epoxy) to the requirements of the construction project at a facility owned and/or operated under the exclusive control of the DBE firm.
Precast Concrete Pipe (Drainage & Sewer): In order for 100% of the value of a DBE’s contract to count toward DBE goals, the DBE MSV must manufacture precast concrete products according to ODOT approved specifications.
Notice to Industry - DBE Supplier Changes Effective 9.1.18.docx