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WSDOT Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO)

The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) manages and monitors the Washington State Department of Transportation's External Civil Rights Programs. These programs include:

Washington's Electronic Business Solution (WEBS)

  • This site is hosted by the Department of Enterprise Services (DES). WEBS is an internet-based bid notification system that many state agencies and educational institutes use to notify businesses of opportunities. It takes approximately 5-10 minutes to sign up. Your firm will receive email notifications of bid opportunities that match commodity codes you select.

WSDOT Contract Ad and Award

We are a part of the Construction Office, responsible for the administration of highway construction projects, including:

  • contract advertisement
  • issuing plans, specifications and bid documents
  • distributing addenda
  • bid opening
  • bid verification
  • contract awards
  • advertisement and award of Design-Build projects
  • contractor prequalification
  • maintaining the Small Works Roster

MBDA Business Center - Tacoma

The MBDA Business Center located in Tacoma, Washington is operated by the City of Tacoma. The center is part of a national network of funded centers located in major cities throughout the United States. The center works with minority business enterprises to generate increased financing and contract opportunities and to create and retain jobs.

Washington State Department of Veteran's Affairs

Your Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to promoting Veteran/Service member Owned Businesses. This Registry is one way that our state and its citizens can honor you by promoting your business and its products and services statewide.

Washington State Small Business Development Centers

The Washington SBDC promotes economic vitality within Washington communities by providing expert business advising, demand-driven training, and applied research to existing businesses and entrepreneurs. The SBDC is a cooperative effort of Washington State University, other educational institutions, economic development organizations and the US Small Business Administration.

Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Providing technical assistance to Washington State businesses, the Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) works to give businesses the opportunity to thrive in the government-contracting marketplace. Washington PTAC's mission is to increase the number of government contracts awarded to Washington firms so that those firms can grow. We provide no cost, confidential, one-on-one technical assistance in all aspects of selling to federal, state, and local governments.

Business.wa.gov - Small Business Guidance

Washington State's Business Portal - Business Status, Do Business with the State, Grow a Business, Grants and loans, Business counseling, Licenses, Permits, Inspections.

DES Contract Status

  • Procurements that are in the planning phase and are going to be put out for bid.
  • Contracts that have been awarded within the last 12 months.
  • Contracts due to expire in 12 months or less.

Government Contracting Essentials: The Basics of Selling to State & Federal Government

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center assists Washington State businesses in selling to federal, state and local governments. Finding opportunities to bid Interpreting solicitations and regulation Certifications & registrations Marketing to government byers and much more