(A) The Ohio department of transportation (ODOT) business plan is a required biennial document the department must file with the Ohio general assembly under division (B) of section 5501.20 of the Revised Code which created the ODOT career professional service. The business plan represents underlying objectives the department's management team are to accomplish in the biennium.
(B) The business plan will contain the department's mission, vision, guiding principles, critical success factors and important strategic initiatives. The entire business plan can be referenced in the appendix to this rule. The elements included in the business plan are as follows:
(1) ODOT mission
To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, we will:
(a) Take care of what we have;
(b) Make our system work better;
(c) Improve safety;
(d) Enhance capacity.
(2) ODOT vision
ODOT is a long-term, reliable, professional, and highly productive organization.
(3) Guiding principles
(a) We will serve, innovate, and communicate with purpose.
(b) We will be productive, lean, efficient, and effective.
(c) We will utilize the public resources entrusted to us by satisfying the state's transportation needs.
(d) We will be the standard of excellence for winter maintenance.
(e) We will create a working environment based on trust and mutual respect.
(f) We will value the diversity of all ODOT people.
(g) We will work together-one team-the Ohio department of transportation.
(4) Our critical success factors
(a) People: The department will measure employees' quality of life, the department's progress toward an optimal structure, and employee safety.
(b) System conditions: The department will measure our pavement and bridge conditions based on a statewide average general appraisal for ODOT maintained bridges, the average pavement condition rating (PCR) for ODOT's priority, general, and urban roadway systems, and roadway maintenance condition rating (MCR) for non-pavement conditions.
(c) Operations: The department will be measured on our efficiency and effectiveness of our employees by measuring the direct number of "billable" labor hours divided by the total overall number of labor hours, the percentage of time that travelers experience free-flow travel conditions across Ohio's freeways, and our effectiveness of snow and ice control.
(d) Safety: The department will measure our state highway system safety by comparing the current number of injuries, crashes, and fatalities compared to each metric's five-year average.
(e) Capital program: The department will measure the production and the ability to produce a robust contract construction program through the total amount in dollars of our construction and maintenance contracts awarded, the percentage of ODOT and local-let contracts awarded and construction projects completed on time, the percentage of preventable change orders, and the cost of the department to produce its contract program.
(5) Revenue assumptions for federal and state revenues
(6) Operational cost savings
(7) Innovative delivery
(8) Transportation review advisory council (TRAC)
(9) Ohio turnpike and infrastructure commission
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 7/1/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5501.20
Rule Amplifies: 5501.20
Prior Effective Dates: 03/26/2004, 09/12/2005, 12/10/2006, 02/14/2008, 03/27/2010, 05/02/2014