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-70 Rocheport Bridge in Cooper County

Virtual DBE Mixer - April 30, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 1-3:30 p.m.

The Rocheport Bridge Replacement team is hosting a virtual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) mixer for DBE firms who are interested in working on the construction project. Also in attendance will be the short-listed design-build proposers for the project. Additional information will be provided to DBE firms that RSVP to the event. 

To enhance and facilitate the virtual meeting, firms are asked to:

  • RSVP no later than Monday, April 26 via the link below
  • Include a brief business marketing resume/brochure (maximum 1 page) with your RSVP for the short-listed proposers to review. This needs to include contact information, NAICS codes (including descriptions of each work type in the MRCC directory), and a list of past completed projects. 

Email addresses for the short-listed proposers will be provided to DBE firms registered for the event. 

  • Rocheport Bridge Replacement Virtual DBE Mixer - April 30, 2021.  For additional information regarding the project click here
  • 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.