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Business with the MDTA

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) encourages and supports Small, Disadvantaged and Minority Businesses. For more information about the MDTA's Business Programs, please contact our Business Programs Manager, Valencia Hainesworth at 410-537-1050 ortoll-free 1-866-713-1596.

To find out more about contracts for the State of Maryland, visit

For information about the Maryland Department of Transportation's MBE/DBE Directory, please visit

Professional Services:

  • A comprehensive list of Professional Services contracts for values of $ 200,000.00 or more may be viewed at SHA Business Center.
  • All contracts under $200,000.00 will be solicited directly by the MDTA. Firms interested in being included in the Authority's Consultant Database should submit a Standard Federal Form 254 to:

Attn: Donna DiCerbo, Chief Procurement Officer
Division of Procurement
Maryland Transportation Authority
303 Authority Drive, 2nd Floor
Dundalk, Maryland 21222

Additional Information:

For additional information regarding professional services contracts, please contact the MDTA's Division of Procurement at, or call Donna DiCerbo, Chief Procurement Officer, at 410-537-7814.

Business Programs Overview:

The Division of Civil Rights and Fair Practice is responsible for the development, oversight and administration of the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Small Business Reserve (SBR) and Veteran Small Business (VSB) Programs. To include the implementation and development of the Title VI Program at the MDTA.

The Division provides information, resources and assistance to internal and external customers of these programs in order to educate, increase participation, and partnership to be successful in the achievement of over-all program goals or mandates.

Governance of the Business Programs:

  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program
    • COMAR Title
      BPW Advisory 2001-1
      State Finance & Procurement Article 14-302
  • Small Business Reserve (SBR) Program
    • Department of General Service (DGS)
      BPW Advisory No: 2005-1
      State Finance & Procurement Article 14-501 to 14-505
  • Veteran Small Business (VSB) Program
    • Center for Veterans Enterprise of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs/
      State Finance & Procurement Article 14-602
      COMAR Title 21.11.13
  • Title VI
    • The Civil Rights Act of 1964

MBE Certification Information and Certified MBE Directory:

Maryland Department of Transportation
Office of Minority Business Enterprise
7201 Corporate Center Drive
P.O. Box 548
Hanover, Maryland 21076

Opening Doors for Minority & Women Owned Businesses:

Governor's Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA)
Suite 1502
6 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Procurement Contracts For information regarding contracts, please call Donna DiCerbo, Chief Procurement Officer, at 410-537-7814 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or e-mail Donna DiCerbo directly at