Programs and Partnerships


Arizona Transportation Partnering Excellence Award

For more than 20 years, the Arizona Department of Transportation has engaged in a formal partnering program with its contractors. The program facilitates productive relationships, establishes a process for amicable resolution of conflicts and has ledAZ Transportation Partnering Excellence Award to more projects being completed on time and on budget.

Project teams including the Arizona Department of Transportation, contractors and other organizations were recognized at the 67th Arizona Conference on Roads and Streets in Tucson, hosted by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona from March 28 to 30.

The Partnering Excellence Awards competition, which began in 2005, is designed to recognize partnership teams that demonstrate a high degree of achievement through their practice of partnering principles and their application of the partnering processes related to the transportation industry.

The winners of the 2017 Partnering Excellence Awards demonstrated the ability to come together and develop productive relationships that ensured the success of their respective projects. Teams were also judged on their ability to resolve issues in a professional manner.

Roadway (Under $5 Million)

Oatman - Topock (Old US 66) Sacramento Wash
Arizona Department of Transportation / Mohave County Public Works / Federal Highway Administration / Pulice Construction, Inc. / Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

SR 77 Near Summit
Fisher Industries / Arizona Department of Transportation / Horrocks Engineers

Globe – Young - JCT 260 HWY (SR 288 Slope Stabilization)
Rummel Construction, Inc. / Arizona Department of Transportation

SR 260 Woods Canyon Lake to Forest Lake
Sunland Asphalt and Construction, Inc. / Arizona Department of Transportation

Town of Prescott Valley (Lakeshore Drive to 89A)
J. Banicki Construction, Inc. / Arizona Department of Transportation / Town of Prescott Valley / Kinder Morgan

Roadway ($5 Million to $25 Million)

SR 89 Hell Canyon Bridge Replacement
Arizona Department of Transportation / Ames Construction, Inc. / FHWA, / Prescott National Forest / Logan Simpson / WSP / Controlled Demolition / Utah Pacific Bridge

Silverbell Road - Goret Road to Grant Road
City of Tucson, Hunter Contracting Co. / Kittelson and Associates Inc.

US 60 Oak Flat to Miami, East of Superior
Fisher Industries / FHWA / Arizona Department of Transportation / Horrocks Engineers / US Fish & Wildlife Tonto National Forest

SR 264 Burnside to Fish Wash
Arizona Department of Transportation / FNF Construction, Inc. / LS Fence / Speedie and Associates

Roadway (Over $25 Million)

I-10 / SR 303L System Traffic Interchange Phase II
Arizona Department of Transportation / City of Goodyear / Pulice Construction, Inc. / AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc.

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Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.