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Procurement and Contracts 

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) procures approximately $2 billion in goods, services, building construction, maintenance and renovations, annually. 

Procurement Opportunities

Maryland conducts its procurements through eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA), an online procurement system designed to provide seamless access to State procurement information. Here, vendors can:

  • Complete the Small Business Reserve (SBR) self-certification
  • Receive notice of bid opportunities
  • Search for contracting opportunities
  • Submit bids
  • Obtain bid results

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

You may also call MDOT for information on how to be certified as a "Minority Business Enterprise" or how to be added to the State vendor list. MDOT encourages resident and minority businesses to take advantage of the listed procurement opportunities. Minority businesses may also refer to The Office of Minority Business Enterprise for more information. 

Small Business Reserve (SBR) Certification

To participate in the state’s small business programs, your company must first register in the Small Business Reserve (SBR). To determine if your company qualifies, review the SBR Qualification Criteria.

To register, complete the SBR self-certification process in eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA). If your company is not yet registered in eMMA. you can complete the SBR self-certification during your initial registration. Follow the instructions to Register Your Business in eMaryland Marketplace Advantage. If your company is already registered in eMMA and you wish to review the status of your SBR certification or complete the SBR self-certification follow the instructions for SBR Certification Registration and Renewal through the Peer Review Group (PRG).

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