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

 Opportunity Corridor Section 1 Goals & Attainment

 

ODOT is piloting a new small and disadvantaged business participant’s program on Section 1 of the Opportunity Corridor Project that divides the DBE goal based on ethnic populations. The Overall project goal for DBE, EDGE and MBE certified subcontractors is 20% of the total contract. McTech Corp/Perk Company Inc. (contractors on the project) have laid out their DBE/MBE/EDGE commitments for Section 1 of the project.  Those goals are listed below. To view a more detailed list of these commitments click here Work on the project started in April 2015. These figures represent work through June 30, 2017.

Ethnicity ​% Goal Contract Goal $ % Goal Met Thru 6/30/17 ​$ Goals Met Thru 6/30/17
​African American ​8.5% $1,782,431.35 9.68% ​$2,029,964.65
Hispanic​ 1.5% ​​​$314,546.71 ​2.73% ​​$573,516.37
​Asian & Native American

1.5%

​$314,546.71 ​1.58% ​​$330,997.51
All Other​ ​8.5% $1,782,431.35​ 7.34% ​​$1,539,623.48
​TOTAL ​20% ​$4,193,956.12 21.34%

​$4,474,102.01


Workforce Goals & Attainment

​Goal Goal Met as of 6/30/17
​Cleveland Local Hiring ​20% ​22.74% ​As of June 30, 2017, twenty-seven (27)
months of construction is complete totalling
​ ​ 88,229 construction worker hours.​ ​ ​
On-The-Job Training 8,500 hours 10,759 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 and commitments are listed below. 

Type ​% Goal % Committed # Firms ​African
American
Asian Hispanic All Other
New Business ​2% 2.21% 6 2 0​ 2​ ​2
Local Business ​8% ​​​12.00% 10 ​​3 ​0 ​0 7
Small Business
2%
​2.07% ​3 1 ​1 ​0 ​1
EDGE ​8% 20.54%​ 17 ​​7 ​3 ​1 ​6
TOTAL 20% ​36.83% ​36 ​13 ​4 3 ​16
By Ethnicity:
 16.14%
​0.69% 1.21%​ 18.79%
 Workforce Goals & Attainment
​Goal Goal Met as of 6/30/17
​Cleveland Local Hiring ​20% 31.50% ​As of June 30, 2017, thirteen (13) months of
construction is complete totalling
​ ​ 28,357 construction worker hours.​ ​ ​
On-The-Job Training ​10,00 hours 2,614 hours
 

 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.