Welcome to External Civil Rights


The External Civil Rights Division is responsible for administration of all programs related to non-discrimination, affirmative action, and equal opportunity, related to MoDOT contracting activities using federal funds. The primary programs include the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Contract Compliance, On the Job Training, Title VI Non-discrimination and Commercially Useful Function Programs.

  • I-55 Design-Build Project Save the Date - December 1, 2022 (click here for details)                     
  • DBE Meet & Greet Networking Events

MoDOT will be hosting several DBE Meet and Greet Networking Events. The goal of this networking event is to connect Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) with contractors to build and strengthen relationships.  MoDOT is committed to ensuring a level playing field and obtaining increased participation in the transportation industry for minorities and women. MoDOT would like to offer you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with contractors to discuss the services your firm provides.   We encourage you to be prepared to discuss and provide contractors verbal and written information that outlines the services your company performs.

The events will be held as follows:

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The event will be held at the Springfield District Office, 3025 East Kearney, Springfield, MO in Conference Rooms 1-3


Wednesday, November 30, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The event will be held at the Jefferson City District Office, 1511 Missouri Blvd., Jefferson City, MO in the Muri Conference Room

Please click here to register for one or more event.

  • MoDOT's External Civil Rights Division offers Business Development Training in St. Louis and Kansas City areas (for information see Supportive Services)



Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the External Civil Rights Office (ECR) at (573) 526-2978. Persons who are Deaf or Hard of hearing may contact ECR through Relay Missouri Services at (800) 735-2966 or 7-1-1 (Toll Free – TTY) at least 3 working days in advance.