Civil Rights Program Areas

The North Dakota Department of Transportation is committed to eliminating unlawful discrimination in its state, federal, and federally assisted programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, limited English proficiency, genetics, political opinion or affiliation, status with regard to marriage or public assistance, or participation in lawful activity off NDDOT's premises during non-working hours which is not in direct conflict with the essential business-related interests of NDDOT. In addition, the department ensures that all beneficiaries and potential beneficiaries of these programs are offered an equal participation opportunity. The department also protects the civil rights of its employees and applicants for employment.


Civil Rights Division Email Listserv
Tribal, TERO, and DOT DBE Contacts

External Civil Rights Training pdf file

External Civil Rights (ECR) Manual
2015 External Civil Rights Training - Intermediate Session
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Intermediate Session Video
2015 External Civil Rights Training - Advanced Session
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Advanced Session Video

Civil Rights Contacts

Civil Rights Division Director

Phone: (701) 328-2576
Contact Civil Rights Division Director

Civil Rights Administrative Assistant

Phone: (701) 328-2637
Contact Civil Rights Administrative Assistant

Program Areas

DBE - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
This program is responsible for certification of minority, female, and other socially and economically disadvantaged owned businesses under the rules and regulations of the federal DBE guidelines.
Contractor Compliance Review Program
This program ensures that federal-aid highway construction projects valued at more than $10,000 include minority and female employees on construction crews. Formal compliance reviews document contractor efforts.
On-the-Job Training Program
This program provides training for minority, female, and economically disadvantaged individuals in the skilled craft classifications used by contractors on highway construction projects.
Labor Compliance Program (Davis-Bacon)
This program ensures that Davis-Bacon wage rates and fringe benefits are paid to highway construction workers on federal-aid contracts valued at more than $2,000 and subsequent subcontracts. Certified payroll monitoring and a formal complaint process document contractor compliance.
Title VI and Nondiscrimination/ADA Program
This program ensures that all programs, activities, and services offered to the general public by the Department of Transportation are free from discrimination.
Title VII (Internal EEO) Program
This program ensures that the recruitment and selection of regular and temporary employees for the Department of Transportation is done in a discrimination-free manner; that the work environment is free of discrimination; and includes procedures for the investigation of discrimination complaints. EEO training of all department employees is part of Title VII.