In 2022, Atlanta citizens approved a $450 million TSPLOST (Transportation Special Local Option Sales Tax) to support transportation infrastructure improvements throughout the city of Atlanta. The Atlanta Department of Transportation (ATLDOT) will oversee delivery of projects approved for TSPLOST funding and recently held a Transportation Vendor Expo with prospective contractors interested in participating in the bidding process.
Select the link below to view the information presented at the ATLDOT Transportation Vendor Expo on January 24, 2023.
Select the link below to learn more about upcoming construction opportunities with the City of Atlanta Department of Transportation.
To participate in the ATLDOT construction bid process, vendors must be registered as suppliers with the City of Atlanta. If bidding as a part of a Joint Venture (JV) group, vendors must register the JV as a prospective supplier and bid as that JV.
Get registered as a supplier at:
a. https://www.atlantaga.gov/government/departments/how-to-get-started or
Firms seeking to do business with the City of Atlanta DONOT have to be certified as small/minority/female/ or disadvantaged businesses to work as prime or subcontractors on City contracts or provide services to the City. Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) and Small Business Opportunity (SBO) programs are designed to assist City-certified minority, female, and small business enterprises in participating on contracts bid through the City’s Department of Procurement.
Get certified as an EBO or SBO vendor at: https://atlantaga.gob2g.com/.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and MARTA(Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) serve as liaisons for certifyingsmall, minority, female, and disadvantaged vendors for business opportunities intransportation construction.
Vendors located in DeKalb, Clayton, and Fulton counties can get certified as a Georgia DBE Vendor at:
a. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) – MARTA
Vendors located in all other Georgia counties can get certified as a DBE Vendor at:
The City of Atlanta’s Department of Procurement has developed a list of bidding best practices.
Tips for assembling a viable bid are available at:
To win work with ATLDOT, bids must be considered “responsive” with all documents completed, signed, and included in the proposal packet by the bid submission deadline.
Tips for avoiding a “non-responsive” bid are available at: Non-responsive Checklist