LEGAL NOTICE

MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PARTICIPATION IN FEDERALLY FUNDED PROJECTS

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has issued a proposed goal of 10.3 percent for DBE participation in the Federal Funds appropriated to the Department and pending approval by the Federal Highway Administration for FY 2017, 2018 and 2019 in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26.

The goal and its rationale are available for inspection and comments during normal business hours at the Mississippi Department of Transportation Administration Building located at 401 North West Street, Jackson, Mississippi, for 45 days following the date of this notice.

Written comments should be directed to the Civil Rights Director, Carolyn Bell, Post Office Box 1850, Jackson, Mississippi 39215-1850, phone number (601) 359-7466 before close of business at 5:00 P.M. on August 19, 2016.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the administration of the DBE program or the requirements of 49 CFR Part 26.