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MnDOT Policies

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Policy program

The Administrative Policy Program provides direction to MnDOT governance by engaging stakeholders in policy development, by referencing applicable laws and external direction, and by aligning with MnDOT’s strategic vision.

Policy development toolkit

Work underway

  • Achievement Awards
  • Approved Products List/Qualified Products List Process
  • Background Checks
  • Code of Ethics
  • Contract Management
  • Driver’s License
  • Employment Eligibility Verification
  • Fuel Card Use
  • Materials Management
  • Nondiscrimination
  • Performance Measures and Targets
  • Route Number and Control Section Designation Process for the Trunk Highway System
  • Safety
  • Security Provisions for MnDOT Facilities
  • Telework
  • Workplace Violence Prevention and Response

Program services

  • Write, edit and publish administrative policies
  • Provide technical expertise on MnDOT policies
  • Provide analysis, document control and change control services
  • Research law, regulations and existing policies for currency and accuracy
  • Link policy with technical documentation when appropriate
  • Ensure that MnDOT policies are relevant and contemporary
  • Provide useful and usable policy documents and resources (web library)
  • Support Policy Owners, Administrative Policy Committee, Governance Council, Division Directors, Deputy Commissioners
  • Educate and promote policy awareness
  • Maintain a standardized policy format and taxonomy
  • Maintain the policy repository and website