The ICC also has an on-the-job training program aimed at developing full journeyperson status for minorities and women in the highway construction industry. The ICC Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program is designed to provide oversight, guidance, and assistance to DBEs working on the ICC project, and to those who are interested in working on the project. Services to DBEs include, but are not limited to, providing:
assessments of DBEs by specialty trade (NAICS codes) facilitation of contacts with prime contractors and major subcontractors working on the project, as appropriateThe ICC Project Team's primary point of contact for Civil Rights and DBE information is Marvin Eason, ICC Civil Rights Manager, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA). If you have questions or concerns, or would like to have additional information, contact Marvin Eason at MEason@iccproject.com, or by telephone at 301.586.9286. For further information about the ICC DBE program, please refer to the DBE-oriented brochure entitled: The ICC Starts Here: Your Road to Opportunity.
a direct link to the Directory of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) currently certified by the Maryland Department of Transportation
a list of ICC prime Design-Build contractors and subcontractors
a roster of firms that have attended various ICC presentations, informational briefings, and other outreach events
identification and publication of the DBE opportunities in each contract
regular contact with resource, trade, and business organizations to assure awareness of pportunities on the project and to facilitate referrals among interested parties
advance notification about outreach events, such as contract-specific Informational Meetings, procurement fairs, and conferences designed to build capacity and to enhance the availability of information about the ICC project.
business assistance, including: resource referrals; Maryland DBE
business development, insurance, bonding, financing, estimating, bidding,
and contracting techniques; and special requirements associated with
a comprehensive contract compliance and monitoring system to assess
overall progress in achieving DBE participation goals