Iowa DOT News Release

UPDATED: DBE goals for federally funded highway projects to be discussed at two public meetings

Posted on: May 08, 2020

AMES, Iowa – May 8, 2020 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will be holding two input sessions to gather public comments concerning the Fiscal Year 2021-2023 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Triennial goals for Federal Highway Administration-funded projects.

Both meetings will be held via conference call.  

  • Monday, May 18 from 1 – 2 p.m. – Goal methodology and setting processes
  • Thursday, June 18 from 1 – 2 p.m. – Proposed goal discussion

Those who wish to call into either meeting by telephone can do so at 866-685-1580 and use access code 7152874372.

Comments will also be accepted via email. To comment, please email

If you require special accommodations during the conference call, please notify the Iowa DOT contact listed above by May 15, 2020.


Federal and state laws prohibit employment and/or public accommodation discrimination on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. If you believe you have been discriminated against, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 800-457-4416 or Iowa Department of Transportation’s affirmative action officer.

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