DBE Information

Virtual DBT/DBE Matchmaker Event

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has started the procurement process for a Design-Build Team to construct Section 1 of the
I-69 Ohio River Crossing in Henderson. A DBT/DBE Matchmaker event was held Monday, August 9 via zoom.

Representatives for short-listed Design-Build Teams (DBTs) were in attendance, as well as representatives from KYTC and the KYTC office for Civil Rights and Small Business Development. Click here for more information.

Missed the meeting? View a recording of the meeting here. You’ll also find a copy of the presentation here and a copy of contacts here.

Reach out to the KYTC Division of Construction procurement at (502) 564-3500 or email Rachel Mills, Director at Rachel.Mills@ky.gov for more information.


INDOT and KYTC are committed to economic development, diversity and inclusion in contracting and workforce opportunities that reflect the community. The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program ensures equal opportunities for small, minority- and women-owned businesses.

What is the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program?

  • A program created by Congress to help remove barriers to participation in federally funded contracts by small, minority- and women- owned business enterprises
  • Ensures nondiscrimination in transportation contracting markets
  • Assists in development of companies that can compete successfully in the marketplace outside the DBE program

DBE Qualifications

A Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) eligible firm, according to Title 49, Part 26 of the Code of Federal Regulations, must be a small business that is at least 51% independently owned and controlled in both substance and form by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons.

DBE certification is a federal program, facilitated by:

INDOT’s Economic Opportunity Office

Local Contact:
Mary Brouillette
EEO Manager
Indiana Department of Transportation
3650 US Highway 41 S.
Vincennes, IN 47591

KYTC Office of Civil Rights and Small Business Development

Melvin Bynes
DBE Liaison Officer
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40622

Para solicitar los materiales del proyecto I-69 ORX en español, llame al (317) 232-6601 o envíe un correo electrónico.

1970 Barrett Court, Suite 100
Henderson, KY 42420
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