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.

  • New Commercially Useful Function (CUF) Forms and Trucking Requirements Training
    • MoDOT's External Civil Rights Division will be implementing a new and improved CUF form as well as new requirements for trucking operations.  These changes will be effective on all MoDOT and Local Public Agency (LPA) projects let on March 1, 2021 and later. Please sign up at the links below.  A calendar invite will be sent to all registrants prior to the training.
  • DBE Supportive Services - Lunch & Learn Webinars (click for more information)
  • 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.