If there are questions regarding
construction opportunities or the process please contact:
Bureau Chief of High-Speed and Passenger Rail
Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Division of Public & Intermodal Transportation
312-793-4803 (Direct Line)
If there are questions regarding other IDOT opportunities for minority-owned, women-owned and other disadvantaged small businesses in IDOT's federal and state funded highway, transit, and airport contracts, please contact:
Illinois Department of Transportation
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Thank you for your interest in business opportunities with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR). The bidding process for both organizations will require prequalification. Please follow the guidelines outlined for IDOT and UPRR. Please note the UPRR will require contractors to be prequalified for each High-Speed Rail (HSR) opportunity.
Additionally, minority-owned and women-owned companies are required to receive certification through IDOT for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) program. IDOT fosters equal opportunity for minority-owned, women-owned and other DBEs in IDOT’s federal and state-funded contracts.
Current Business Opportunities Process: