Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Multiple Projects

We build projects that connect communities.

Kiewit has a long history of partnering with the local, small, and diverse business community to deliver projects that enhance and connect the communities served by WMATA.

Our project teams are comprised of experts in planning, engineering, design, procurement, program management, and construction management for transportation/rail infrastructures and facilities. Building upon the success of our previous and ongoing projects, we are “on track” to provide safe, quality, on-time Projects for WMATA while maximizing local diverse business, workforce, and community engagement.

Please visit the following links to explore potential subcontractor/supplier opportunities with Kiewit:

About Kiewit

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. For over 135 years, Kiewit’s construction and design engineering professionals have worked on some of the industry’s most complex, challenging and rewarding infrastructure projects – building transit, airport, roadway, and other transportation solutions that enhance and connect communities. Kiewit tackles important projects of every size, in any market. Delivering safe, high-quality projects through innovative execution methods is the foundation of our business and success.



We’re building more than projects; we’re building opportunities. Kiewit believes in partnering and investing in the local, small, and diverse businesses in the communities where we work and live.

We are committed to maximizing opportunities for local, small, diverse, and veteran-owned businesses through:

  • Partnering with community and industry organizations focused on supporting small and diverse businesses
  • Actively seeking out local, small, and diverse businesses that will bring additional value to the projects we build for our clients
  • Building upon new and existing subcontractor relationships to foster long-term partnerships
  • Providing equitable opportunities for meaningful participation by local, small, and diverse businesses
  • Fostering the development and growth of existing and potential diverse business partners


Kiewit is seeking diverse and local firms interested in professional services and construction subcontract opportunities on our current and future WMATA projects. Please visit the project links above to learn about anticipated scopes associated with each project.




Kiewit is committed to meeting or exceeding the DBE participation goals established for each project.  Only the participation of minority and women-owned firms that have been certified by WMATA’s Office of Procurement and Materials as DBEs can be counted towards satisfaction of established goals.

For details on the WMATA DBE certification process and requirements, visit: https://www.wmata.com/business/small-disadvantaged-business/dbe.cfm

For certification questions/issues, email:  [email protected]



Kiewit believes in partnering and investing in the local, small, and diverse businesses in the communities where we work and live. We have a track record of meeting or exceeding participation goals on projects, locally and nationwide.

We evaluate companies on different criteria based on specific project requirements. This may include, but is not limited to:

  • Safety performance
  • Years in business
  • Proven quality
  • Reputation
  • Certification
  • Past performance with Kiewit or Client
  • Insurance and bonding capability
  • Value-added products or services
  • On-time performance



STEP 1: Complete our Subcontractor Questionnaire.

STEP 2: Create an account with Building Connected to be added to our bidder’s list.

STEP 3: Once your company information has been received through the Subcontractor Questionnaire, you will receive an invitation to bid via BuildingConnected for bid packages your company has expressed an interest in bidding.

Click here to View other Kiewit projects



Kiewit is preparing to respond to the Request for Proposals issued by Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) to provide Design-Build Services for the delivery of the Bethesda South Mezzanine Rehabilitation Project.

Please join us for a Virtual Diverse Subcontractor &Supplier Outreach Event on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. (EST) to learn about the project and anticipated subcontract opportunities with Kiewit. Registration required to attend!



Kiewit has launched a technical assistance workshop series to provide resources, information, and support to local, small and diverse businesses seeking opportunities to participate on the Project.  Workshops are delivered as brief but informative webinars, followed by a question and answer period with our subject matter experts.

Please click on the workshop titles below to view the recording!

APRIL 27, 2021: Navigating BuildingConnected Bidding Platform (RECORDING)

New to the BuildingConnected bid platform? Join us for a system demo to learn how to set up an account, access project and bid documents, and submit your bids.

MISSED THE WORKSHOP? A PDF of the presentation can be found HERE.

APRIL 28, 2021: Design-Build Delivery Method Overview (RECORDING)

Join us for an overview of the Design-Build delivery method. Learn about contract structure, procurement schedule and process, and key considerations for small firms.

MISSED THE WORKSHOP? A PDF of the presentation can be found HERE.

MAY 5, 2021: Kiewit Safety Program Requirements Overview (RECORDING)

Safety is at the forefront of every Kiewit project. Join us to learn about our project safety requirements for the WMATA Platform Improvement Program.

MISSED THE WORKSHOP? A PDF of the presentation can be found HERE.


Please complete our Subcontractor Questionnaire to join our mailing list and to provide a brief summary of your capabilities.


Contact us to learn about anticipated subcontract opportunities on the WMATA Platform Improvement Project at: [email protected]




WMATA DBE Certification Information

To apply toward client-specified participation requirements, eligible firms must be certified as Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) through WMATA or the Metropolitan Washington Unified Certification Program (MWUCP). Certification details can be found here:



Kiewit is committed to meeting or exceeding stated project participation requirements upon award of ongoing and upcoming WMATA projects; assisting interested DBEs in obtaining bonding, lines of credit or insurance; providing interested DBEs information related to the plans, specifications and requirements for work to be subcontracted or supplied by these DBEs; assisting interested DBEs in obtaining necessary equipment, supplies, materials or related assistance or services; sub-dividing bid items into economically feasible work units to DBEs every advantage to quoting the project.

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.