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FHWA/MoDOT Partnering Agreements


May 2011

I. Roles and Responsibilities of MoDOT

MoDOT’s Role – Ensure the Construction Program performs in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations while implementing MoDOT’s Strategic Plan, related Business Plan, and the Blueprint for Roadway Safety priorities and goals. MoDOT Technical Support Engineers and district personnel will discuss significant contract changes, traffic control plan changes and VE studies with the FHWA Transportation Engineer in advance of document submittal. Provide complete and well-documented change orders two weeks prior to expected/required approval date. For our program area, the following tasks are considered the most important and we will work with FHWA as true partners to ensure success:

II. Roles and Responsibilities of FHWA

III. Ground Rules

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

IV. Conflict Resolution

In case of conflict, we will resolve it at the lowest level by the FHWA Transportation Engineer working with MoDOT District Staff and Construction Liaison Engineer. If agreement cannot be reached after three weeks we agree to elevate the issue in the following manner:

V. Performance Evaluation

We will measure our partnering progress and success by the following performance indicators:

VI. Communications with Management

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

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