Chapter 19: Monitoring DBE Activity


Section 1: Monitoring DBE Goal Attainment

It is the prime contractor’s responsibility to monitor its progress towards meeting the goal. Progress towards meeting the established DBE goal should be monitored on a monthly basis during the course of the project.

DMS includes information to monitor DBE goal attainment to include:

The prime contractor should contact TxDOT should a concern arise that it will not meet the contract DBE goal and seek options available to meet the goal.

TxDOT will also be monitoring the DBE project goal. If a prime contractor is not meeting the project’s DBE goal, TxDOT will send a “Not Meeting the Goal Letter” in DMS. The letter will notify the prime contractor to review its DBE goal attainment progress, and provide a corrective action plan to meet the goal or provide good faith efforts.

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