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Find Contracting Opportunities with Caltrans | PTAC webinar

Find Contracting Opportunities with Caltrans | PTAC webinar

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:00am to 11:00am

Learn how to find contracting opportunities and do business with Caltrans!

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is responsible for the delivery of transportation programs and projects and manages over 50,000 miles of highway and freeway lanes. Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, committed $54 billion over the next decade to fix roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and created numerous opportunities for small businesses.

This webinar will help you navigate through Caltrans construction and A&E contract information websites to find contracting opportunities to help your business grow.

In this webinar, participants will learn:

  • Learn to Navigate Caltrans Contractor's Corner
  • Register as a Vendor, Search for Advertised Projects, and Learn the Bidding Process
  • Architectural and Engineering Contract Information using Cal-eProcure
  • Learn to search for current awards, past purchases and see current bids
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Other resources for DBEs and small businesses



This webinar will be guided by Liz Brazil, Norcal PTAC Procurement Specialist. Liz has an extensive experience with small and disadvantaged business enterprise programs working for various Bay Area transportation agencies. Her passion is helping businesses be successful and win government contracts. In her position as DBE Bid Specialist, Liz will specialize in working with DBEs to help match their specialty of work and be part of the construction team helping deliver transportation infrastructure projects. She will provide supportive services to help DBEs gain competitive advantage when bidding in government contracts and strategies for success. She holds a BS in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from San Francisco State University.


Caltrans Resources:  Handout #1 | Handout #2


Presented by Norcal PTAC & Caltrans D2

In collaboration with Northern CA SBDC

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.


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