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Diversity & Inclusion 
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To view a summary sheet of the Diversity and Inclusion goals, commitments and attainment click here.
 

 Opportunity Corridor Section 1 Goals & Attainment

 

ODOTpiloted a new small and disadvantaged business participant’s program on Section 1 of the Opportunity Corridor Project which divided the DBE goal based on ethnic populations. The Overall project goal for DBE, EDGE and MBE certified subcontractors was 20% of the total contract. McTech Corp/Perk Company Inc. (contractors on the project) were able to exceed all goals for the project. Final totals are listed in the chart below.

Ethnicity ​% Goal Contract Goal $ % Goal Met

​$ Goals Met

​African American ​8.5% $1,782,431.35 10.54% ​$2,209,528.55
Hispanic​ 1.5% ​​​$314,546.71 ​3.10% ​​$650,078.22
​Asian & Native American

1.5%

​$314,546.71 ​1.58% ​​$330,997.51
All Other​ ​8.5% $1,782,431.35​ 8.53% ​​$1,775,427.29
​TOTAL 20% ​$4,193,956.12 23.69%

​$4,966,031.57


Workforce Goals & Attainment

​Goal Goal Met
​Cleveland Local Hiring ​20% 23.06% Total construction hours = 99,508 hours
On-The-Job Training 8,500 hours 11,200 hours
 
 

 Opportunity Corridor Section 2 Goals & Commitments

 

The Department's unprecedented outreach efforts and goals set on Section 1, have laid the groundwork for Section 2 of the Opportunity Corridor project to enjoy success in diversity and inclusion goals. The project goal for new, local, small and EDGE business certified subcontractors is 20% of the total contract. Great Lakes Construction Company (contractors on the project) have laid out their commitments for Section 2 of the project. Those goals are listed below. Work on the project started in May 2016. These figures represent work through September 6, 2019.

Type ​% Goal
​Contract
Goal $
% Committed # Firms
% Goal Met
Thru 9/6/19
​$Goal Met
Thru 9/6/19
​African
American
Asian &
Native American
Hispanic All Other
New Business ​2% ​$706,560 2.21% 6 2.04%​ ​$722,099.66 2 0​ 2​ ​2
Local Business ​8% ​$2,826,240 ​​​12.00% 10 10.52% ​$3,716,040.00 ​​3 ​0 ​0 7
Small Business
2%
​$706,560 ​2.07% ​6 ​2.31% ​$815,349.66 2 ​1 ​0 ​3
EDGE ​8% $2,826,240​ 20.54%​ 19 19.88% ​$7,022,924.53 ​​8 ​3 ​1 ​7
​TOTAL ​20% ​$7,065,600 ​36.83% ​41 ​34.75% $12,277,577.85 ​15 ​4 3 19
 
 Workforce Goals & Attainment
​Goal Goal Met as of 9/6/19
​Cleveland Local Hiring ​20% 21.26% ​As of September 6, 2019, forty (40) months
of construction is complete totalling
​ ​ 127,826 construction worker hours.​ ​ ​
On-The-Job Training ​10,00 hours  10,635 hours
 

 Opportunity Corridor Section 3 Goals & Commitments

 
​The Departments unprecedented outreach effots and goals on Sections 1 and 2, have laid the groundwork for Section 3 of the Opportunity Corridor project to enjoy success in diversity and inclusion goals. The project goal for new, local, small and EDGE business certified subcontractors is 20% of the total contract. The Kokosing Construction Company (contractors on the project) have laid out their commitments for Section 3 of the project. Those goals and commitments are listed below.
Type ​% Goal
​Contract
Goal $
% Committed # Firms
% Goal Met
Thru  9/1/19
​$Goal Met
Thru  9/1/19
​African
American
Asian &
Native American
Hispanic All Other
New Business ​2% ​$3,017,165 2.04% 9 0.90%​ ​$1,356,732.05 3 0​ 2​ ​4
Local Business ​6% ​$9,051,495 ​​​11.96% 28 4.40% ​$6,633,936.40 ​​3 ​1 ​0 24
Small Business
2%
​$3,017,165 ​2.04% ​24 ​1.04% ​$1,562,428.88 10 ​3 ​1 ​10
EDGE ​10% $15,085,825 ​13.77%​ 18 0.43% ​$645,210.96 ​​6 ​2 ​1 ​9
​TOTAL ​20% ​$30,717,650 ​29.81% ​79 ​6.76% $10,198,308.29 ​22 ​6 4 ​47


Workforce Goals & Attainment
Goal​ ​Goal Met asof 9/1/19 As of September 1, 2019, seventeen (17) months
of design and construction is complete totalling 
 24,195 construction worker hours.​ ​ ​
​Cleveland Local Hiring ​20% ​15.77%
​Low Income Hiring ​4% ​0%
​On-The-Job Training ​30,000 hours ​4,103 hours
 

 Ohio Means Jobs - Community Benefits Agreement

 
Through the public involvement process residents of the area expressed the need for jobs and job training so those living in the community could work on the project. The project has committed $500,000 to Ohio Means Jobs (OMJ) for on-the-job training. OMJ began their Opportunity Corridor focused services in November 2014. You can check out the latest statistics on how many individuals have been supported through this program here.
 

 Inclusion Advisory Committee Mission:

 
To engage a broad base of constituents and stakeholders around the design, build, and development of the Opportunity Corridor to achieve maximum measurable and sustainable diversity and inclusion.
 
The Advisory Committee will work in harmony with the various entities that are working on, and around the Opportunity Corridor, to collaborate, coordinate, communicate, and support them in achieving their diversity and inclusion objectives. 
 

 Who We Are:

 

The Advisory Committee is made up of a diverse and passionate group of individuals from many walks of life.  To learn more about the Advisory Committee, click here For a list of meeting dates and times, click here. For info on the Road Construction, Neighborhood Development, Jobs & Training sub-committee click here.  For info on the Contracts & Labor sub-committee click here.

 

 Our Scope of Work:

 

The Advisory Committee will address diversity and inclusion for approximately 1,300 acres to be developed.  That's 300 acres for the actual road, and 1,000 for all of the surrounding area.  Specifically, this includes diversity and inclusion around: 1) Road Construction; 2) Neighborhood Development; 3) Contracts and Jobs; & 4) Training. For a copy of our jobs outreach plan, click here.