Performance trends

Why is this measure important?

Measures accuracy of estimated schedules and encourages timely delivery of needed transportation improvements.

Factors contributing to current performance

  • Monthly meetings with SHA and M-NCPPC format changed to focus on specific issues.
  • Innovative project delivery methods such as CMAR and Design-Build.

Factors restricting performance improvement

  • Permitting Delays by County's Department of Permitting Services.
  • SHA/FHWA Regulatory Oversight delays (Federal Aid projects) associated with grant funding.
  • MNCPPC Regulatory Issues (stream restoration) and Permitting Delays.
  • Retirements/Staffing in MCDOT.
  • Purple Line plan reviews.
  • Utility companies' coordination and construction delays related to plan coordination.

Performance improvement plan

  • Work closely with regulatory and funding agencies such as FHWA, SHA District 3, M-NCPPC and DPS to monitor progress and process improvements.
  • Improve utility coordination efforts.
  • Hire staff to fill vacant positions.