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.

  • Mid-MO ADA Design Build Project DBE Networking Event  CANCELLED
    • December 6, 2021 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm in Columbia, MO at City Hall
  • MoDOT's DBE Opportunities Webinars
    • The webinar will provide an opportunity to learn more about MoDOT, an understanding of how to navigate MoDOT's website to explore contracting opportunities as well as a brief overview of the DBE program.  Certified and potential DBE applicants are encouraged to attend.  The webinar will be presented via Microsoft Teams. 
            Dates and Times:
      • November 23, 2021 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am
      • November 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
      • December 8, 2021 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am
      • December 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    • To register click the following link: https://www.modot.org/form/dbe-training    Once registered, you will receive an email with the  sign-in information for the webinar.
  • 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.