The Metropolitan Washington Road & Transportation Builders Association (MWRTBA) is the voice of the transportation construction industry in the District of Columbia and the Metropolitan Washington area. Incorporated in 1948, the MWRTBA actively promotes the development, reconstruction, and repair of the highways, streets, bridges, airports, and transit facilities throughout the region. MWRTBA’s membership includes contractors, subcontractors, materials suppliers, engineering firms, law firms, accounting firms, bonding and insurance firms, the construction equipment industry, and the traffic safety products industry.

Transportation Construction DBE Forum & Networking Event

MWRTBA and DBE Advance, LLC are excited to present the upcoming Transportation Construction DBE Forum & Networking Event on Thursday, March 30, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC!

In its second year, this unique opportunity for Prime Contractors and First-Tier Subcontractors to meet one on one with small, minority, and woman-owned businesses in Civil Engineering and Heavy Construction and outline their typical subcontracting needs has become one of our most well-attended events.

Subcontractor DBEs who attend should be in the fields of Heavy Highway, Bridge & Civil Construction, Bridge & Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering & Architectural Service. All companies should be based in the D.C. Metro Area.

In addition, you will also hear from key transportation officials in the region on the latest market opportunities and get a briefing on current legislation that will impact your company!

See the list of confirmed speakers below! We will also have a speaker from the Department of General Services (DGS) Project Delivery Office! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity, register today!


Chris Lawson

FHWA Division Administrator/ District of Columbia


Greg Johnson

Administrator, Maryland State Highway Administration


Garrett W. Moore

Deputy Commissioner, Chief Engineer/ Virginia


Sam Zimbabwe

Acting Chief Project Delivery Officer

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