Partnering is a process of collaborative teamwork. It allows groups to achieve measurable results by establishing a mission using common goals and shared objectives. ADOT partnering facilitators help build important pathways for professional communication. Our extended services guide groups and individuals in developing communication processes and effective techniques. These are some of the services ADOT facilitators provide:
Download Partnering 101: A Guide to the Basics of Partnering with ADOT.
Types of Partnerships
There are three kinds of partnerships: project, public and internal.
Project partnerships are those among and between public and private entities (e.g., between a department of transportation and a contractor) governed by a buyer-seller contract.
Active Public Partnerships
Public partnerships are among and between departments of transportation; other state, local and federal agencies; and nongovernmental stakeholders.
- American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
- Arizona State Land Department / Federal Highway Administration (ASLD/FHWA)
- Bureau of Land Management / US Forest Service / Federal Highway Administration (BLM/USFS/FHWA): Four-Agency Partnership:
- City of Mesa
- Hopi Tribe
- Navajo Tribe
- San Carlos Apache Tribe
- Tonto National Forest / Federal Highway Administration
Active Internal Partnerships
Internal partnerships are among and between members and work units of the same organization.
- Maintenance and Equipment Services
- ADOT Partnering Facilitator Network (APFN)
- Traffic Operations Center / Northern Districts