File a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise complaint

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination or harassment in violation of your civil rights, or have a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) issue related to prompt pay, certification, retainage or fraud, you or someone on your behalf may file a complaint with Office of Equity and Civil Rights.

File a complaint online or by mail

Online

Fill out our online form sent directly to our office.

By mail

  1. Filling out the External Complaint Intake Questionnaire within 180 days of the incident
  2. Send the completed form to:
    Washington State Department of Transportation,
    Office of Equity and Civil Rights,
    Attention: Complaints,
    PO Box 47314,
    Olympia, WA 98504-7314
    or email it to oeoecrbcomplaints@wsdot.wa.gov
  3. Cooperate with the investigation during efforts to resolve complaints and correct any discrimination found

Retaliation will not be tolerated against any person who reports alleged discrimination, harassment or policy violations or participates as a witness in an investigation.

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.