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So, you want to work with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)? Do you have a business that provides products or services that could be used on a Colorado highway design or construction project? 

If you answered "yes" to these questions, you're in the right place. We've put together the basics for you and consolidated a variety of resources to help you get started and learn how to do business with CDOT. You'll find information about how CDOT works, what they buy, where they work, and who you need to know. You'll also have all the information you need to become certified as a disadvantaged or emerging small business. These certifications will help you get a leg up on the competition and enhance your visibility in the industry.

Once you've mastered the basics, you can move on to building your business and start finding project opportunities that fit your business. If you ever find you need more help, you can: