District 9 Small Business

Do Business with Caltrans

Caltrans is committed to increasing the economic opportunity and development of Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) within the State of California. We are an equal opportunity employer and accept bids from all subcontractors and suppliers. This includes Minority and Women-owned businesses, Disadvantaged, Disabled Veterans and emerging Small Business Enterprises. Caltrans is committed to an SB participation goal of 25% and DVBE goal of 5% on State funded contracts and procurement opportunities.

Visit the Department of General Services website for SB/DVBE program information such as:

  • Certification Eligibility and Benefits
  • Bid Opportunities
  • SB/DVBE Firm Search
  • Outreach and Networking Events

Upcoming Events (January 2021)

  • Best Practices for Estimating on Caltrans Projects Virtual Workshop
  • 2-Part Web Series: How to do Business with the State of California (Part 1)
    • January 13, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
    • Register: dgs.ca.gov
  • 2-Part Web Series: Contracting with California - I'm Certified, Now What? (Part 2)
    • January 14, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
    • Register: dgs.ca.gov
  • Kiewit Bonding Assistance Program Webinar

Small Business Quick Links

For small businesses interested in working with Caltrans and the State of California, more information can be found at the following links

For More Information

To inquire about doing business in District 9 or for assistance call or email:

Jessica Klemencic 
District 9 Small Business Liaison
760-872-0777
jessica.klemencic@dot.ca.gov