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Stewardship and Oversight Agreement for Arizona

April 2013

Table of Contents

Cover Page of Agreement: The FHWA and ADOT Stewardship and Oversight Agreement for Arizona April 2013. ADOT and FHWA Arizona emblems. Background photo of Highway and Mountains
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The Stewardship and Oversight Agreement


Guiding Legislation


Program Level Oversight

Establishment of Project Oversight Levels

Project Level Oversight

Performance Indicators

Dispute Resolution Procedure

List of Tables


AASHTO - American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

ADOT - Arizona Department of Transportation

Agreement - The FHWA and ADOT Stewardship and Oversight Agreement for Arizona

CE - Categorical Exclusion

CFR - Code of Federal Regulations

CY - Calendar Year

DBE - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

DOT - Department of Transportation

EA - Environmental Assessment

ECS - Engineering Consultants Section

EIS - Environmental Impact Statement

ER - Emergency Relief

FAHP - Federal-aid Highway Program

FHWA - Federal Highway Administration

FIRE - Financial Integrity Review and Evaluation

FFY - Federal Fiscal Year

FMIS - Fiscal Management Information System

FONSI - Finding of No Significant Impact

FTA - Federal Transit Administration

HBP - Highway Bridge Program

HPMS - Highway Performance Monitoring System

HQ - Headquarters

HSIP - Highway Safety Improvement Program

ISTEA - Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991

ITS - Intelligent Transportation Systems

LPA - Local Public Agency

LRTP - Long-range Transportation Plan

LTAP - Local Technical Assistance Program

MAG - Maricopa Association of Governments

MPO - Metropolitan Planning Organization

MUTCD - Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

NBI - National Bridge Inventory

NBIS - National Bridge Inspection Standards

NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act

NHS - National Highway System

NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

NOI - Notice of Intent

OJT - On the Job Training

PAG - Pima Association of Governments

PE - Preliminary Engineering

PIF - Public Interest Finding

P.L. - Public Law

PS&E - Plans, Specifications and Estimate

3R - Resurfacing, Restoration and Rehabilitation

4R - Resurfacing, Restoration, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction

ROD - Record of Decision

ROW - Right of Way

Secretary - Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

SAFETEA-LU - Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users

SEP-14 - Special Experimental Project-14

SFY - State Fiscal Year

SHSP - Strategic Highway Safety Plan

SHS - State Highway System

SPR - Statewide Planning and Research

STIP - Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

TEA-21 - Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century

TERO - Tribal Employment Rights Office

TIP - Transportation Improvement Program

TMA - Transportation Management Area

Uniform Act - Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisitions Act

UPWP - Unified Planning Work Program

USC - United States Code

USDOT - United States Department of Transportation

VE - Value Engineering

VMT - Vehicle Miles Travelled


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