Doing Business With Caltrans District 11
Small Business Outreach
The District 11 Small Business Outreach Program assists Small Businesses, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and Disabled Veterans Business Enterprises that are interested in selling goods or services to Caltrans in San Diego and Imperial counties.
The District 11 Calmentor mentor-protégé program encourages and supports small architectural and engineering businesses through voluntary partnerships with mid-size and larger firms in San Diego.
Contract Awards and Services
Contractors bidding on major construction projects may visit Contract Awards and Services for information regarding advertised and awarded construction contracts over $281,000.
The San Diego Encroachment Permits Office* is located at the Caltrans District Office in Old Town San Diego at 4050 Taylor Street in Building One on the first floor. Use the main entrance and check in with Security.
To reach the San Diego Permits office by phone, call 619-688-2517.
The use of highways for other than normal transportation purposes may require written authorization from the Department of Transportation. Requests for ingress into the right of way requires the completion of an application to encroach. The Encroachment Permits Branch is responsible for overseeing statewide policy and procedure of encroachment permit activities within the state highway system. These activities are nonvehicular in nature. Some of these activities are highway improvement construction utility work, commercial filming, and special events such as parades.
The Encroachment Permits Branch has the primary task of managing and completing permit application reviews and issuing permits. Encroachment permits reviewed by this branch range in value from $0 to $1,000,000 in construction costs.
Typical Permits completed by this branch include traffic control, intersection improvements, signals, driveways, under ground utilities, and special events. The permit applications are completed after being routed through designated sections for review and comment.
The Local Assistance Program provides assistance to local and regional agencies to improve their transportation infrastructure and provide transportation services. Information about this program is available online at Caltrans Division of Local Assistance - Sacramento Headquarters.
District 11 Local Assistance Engineer
4050 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Phone: (619) 220-5311
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Caltrans Claims Program resolves claims filed against the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for $10,000 or less.
Government Code Section 935.7 authorizes Caltrans to adjust and pay claims not exceeding $10,000 without prior presentation and approval of the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board. Please see: claims for less than $10,000.
If your claim is more than $10,000, you must file with the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board. Please see claims for more than $10,000.
District 11 Quick Links
District 11 A-Z
- About Caltrans District 11
- Business With District 11
- Contact Us
- Customer Service Request
- Encroachment Permits
- Environmental Documents
- Local Assistance
- San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)
- Imperial County Transportation Commision (ICTC)
- Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)
- North County Transit District (NCTD)
- City of San Diego
- County of San Diego
- County of Imperial
- 511 San Diego Region
- Shift San Diego
- Keep San Diego Moving
- San Diego Forward—The Regional Plan
- Maintenance (Customer Service Request)
- Multimodal Travel Information
- PeMs — Caltrans Performance Measurement System
- Planned Lane Closures
- Planning Division
- Project Fact Sheets
- Small Business
- Traffic Counts
- Traffic & Weather
Phone: (619) 688-6699
Small Business Liaison:
Phone: (619) 220-7343
Phone: (619) 688-3151