Disadvantage Business Enterprise Certification Program (DBE)
The U.S Department of Transportation has a Disadvantage Business Enterprise certification program (DBE). This federal program attempts to increase the participation of certified DBEs in projects funded by the U.S Department of Transportation and other federal sectors. Projects typically include heavy construction, such as building and designing roads, bridges, railroad, port, and airport. For more information on this certification program, please visit http://osdbuweb.dot.gov/DBEProgram/index.cfm or http://www.dmbe.virginia.gov/dbecert.html.