Partnering

City officials, utility companies representatives, designers, contractors and, of course, ADOT meet to discuss project
When ADOT builds a freeway, there is an essential step that surprisingly requires absolutely no construction or even heavy lifting. We’re talking about partnering – the ADOT and construction industry process that allows everyone on the project to get together, set goals and talk about the work ahead.
Gonzales Pass - An Arizona highway with spring flowers and rolling hills
All the innovation and care that went into the US 60 Gonzales Pass project has really paid off. Not only did the 10-mile stretch west of Superior transform from two lanes into a safer, more modern four-lane highway, but the project has just been awarded the President’s Award in Valley Forward’s 31st annual Environmental Excellence Awards program.
Construction of SR260 in Little Green Valley
Instead of holding their annual meeting in a conference room, key stakeholders in one of ADOT’s oldest partnerships took a bus tour through the Tonto National Forest to get a close look at the projects made possible by their collaboration. And, I was lucky enough to tag along!
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Arizona Highway with Mountains in the background
If you’ve ever worked on any sort of team you know it takes a lot of trust, communication and cooperation from everyone to achieve what the group is working toward. You’re probably also aware of what happens when that cooperation isn't there ... it can be a bad experience for everyone!

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