Opportunity MDOT

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) created Opportunity MDOT as a commitment to engage and empower small diverse businesses and local job seekers to participate in the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan and the larger public-private partnership (P3) program.

Opportunity MDOT provides access to valuable resources for contract readiness to small, minority-, veteran- and woman-owned businesses -- especially disadvantaged businesses enterprises (DBEs) – and also to employment services for diverse local job seekers.

Through these efforts, Opportunity MDOT is helping strengthen and grow Maryland’s businesses, workforce and economy for generations – one opportunity at a time.

Partnering with the Private Sector

For the design and construction of the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan, MDOT is collaborating with the Phase 1 Developer, Accelerate Maryland Partners (AM Partners) to facilitate extensive outreach to the business community and provide access to preparatory resources. Interested small diverse firms and local diverse job seekers should connect directly with AM Partners regarding project contract and employment opportunities.

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Get Started Now

Small, minority- and women-owned businesses especially DBE businesses are strongly encouraged to obtain their MDOT certifications now or verify that their MDOT certifications and work codes are up to date. The New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan will require the utilization of Maryland certified DBE firms to meet the project’s DBE goal(s).

In addition, MDOT and AM Partners can provide focused supportive services and resources to assist local diverse businesses in preparing to access potential contract opportunities related to the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief.

For more information regarding MDOT certifications, visit MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Certification - MDOT (maryland.gov).

To register as a vendor specifically for the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan, visit acceleratemarylandpartners.com/connect.

To learn about business and job opportunities for the New American Legion Bridge I-270 Traffic Relief Plan, visit the Accelerate Maryland Partners website at: acceleratemarylandpartners.com/

For other inquiries about Opportunity MDOT:

Email – oplanesopportunityMDOT@mdot.maryland.gov
Call – Toll-Free: (833) 858-5960  |  Local: (410) 637-3300