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FHWA/MoDOT Partnering Agreements

Bridge

June 2014

I. Definitions

Project of Division Interest (PoDI):

II. Roles and Responsibilities of MoDOT

MoDOT's Role – Ensure that the Bridge Division performs in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations while achieving MoDOT's priorities and goals. For our program area, the following tasks are considered the most important and we will work with FHWA as true partners to ensure success:

III. Roles and Responsibilities of FHWA

FHWA's Role – Ensure that FHWA's Bridge Program is administered in accordance with federal laws and regulations while implementing FHWA's Performance Plan and required stewardship and oversight. For our program area, the following tasks are considered the most important and we will work with MoDOT as true partners to ensure success:

IV. Ground Rules

We agree to concentrate efforts in improving our work by following these ground rules:

V. Conflict Resolution

In case of conflict, we will resolve it at the lowest level by mutual agreement. If we cannot reach a mutual agreement, we agree to elevate the issue in the following manner:

VI. Performance Evaluation

We will measure our partnering progress and success by the following performance indicators. If either partner indicates these measures may not be met, then data on that item will be collected to evaluate the measure until such time as both partners have no concerns.

We will measure our bridge program strength by the following measures. These measures will continue to be monitored and reported as indicated. Measures may be added, modified or deleted by mutual agreement through revision to this parterning agreement.

VII. Communications with Management

We will keep management informed of our activities and how our partnering is working by:

 

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