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7 to these questions were analyzed, it was determined that these in meeting their goals for DBE participation in high- topics were outside the scope of this synthesis project, and dis- way contracting. cussion of these survey results was omitted from this final Chapter three summarizes survey respondents' open- report. However, respondents' answers to these questions are ended comments about the race-neutral strategies they included in Appendix B. have used, including the characteristics of successful and unsuccessful implementations. Chapter four discusses the challenges state DOTs face in REPORT ORGANIZATION meeting their goals for DBE participation, and provides survey respondents' descriptions of how they use race- Following this introductory chapter, this synthesis report is neutral measures to address these challenges. organized as follows: Chapter five consists of three case examples that detail how three states have effectively implemented specific Chapter two analyzes survey respondents' numerical race-neutral measures. ratings of the effectiveness of 22 race-neutral mea- Chapter six summarizes the key findings of this synthesis sures and the significance of 19 challenges they face project and describes conclusions about these findings.