A workshop for minority-owned, veteran-owned, disadvantaged and small businesses interested in bidding on projects funded by the federal economic stimulus bill is slated for later this month.

TxDOT is hosting a Stimulus Workshop on Tuesday, April 28, from 1. to 5 p.m., at the McAllen Convention Center located at 700 Convention Center Blvd.

To register online, go to http://www.txdot.gov/business/conferences/stimulus_workshops.htm or search for stimulus workshop on TxDOTs Web site for more information.

For one-on-one DBE certification and pre-qualification appointments, please call 1-866-480-2518 opt. 2, or e-mail TxDOT_BidOpps@dot.state.tx.us for an appointment and further instructions.

For more information, you may also contact Berdell Collins at (512) 374-5388.