IDOT and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (Tollway) have contracted
with Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd. (MTA), a national public policy firm, to
conduct an availability analysis of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)
and a disparity study (study) of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Female
Business Enterprises (FBEs) in the Illinois highway, Toll highway, and airport
construction contracting and design services industries.
MTA has conducted disparity studies in 106 communities nationwide, and they
welcome the involvement of Illinois’ transportation-related construction firms.
To learn more about the study, its schedule and/or the upcoming community
meetings, please contact MTA via their web site (www.mtaltd.com)
or by phone (312/416-0304).