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Business Opportunity & Workforce Development

​​The N.C. Department of Transportation's Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Program works with businesses that have historically been underutilized – certified Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Business Enterprises – to ensure that they have the same opportunities to compete for NCDOT contracts.

The program's services include:
  • Providing and counseling and technical support
  • Assisting in finding available capital and financial resources
  • Collaborating with higher education partners to provide training and technical support
  • Coordinating supportive services to enhance business success
  • Implementing business development programs
  • Helping contractors find available Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms
  • Helping find resources to support employee recruitment


Christy Thaxton

BOWD Manager
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(919) 508-1814 (fax)

1511 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1511

4/5/2019 5:29 PM