Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment. Task 91. Synthesis of Transportation Exclusions to Section 106 Review

Federal transportation agencies and their state and local transportation partners are increasingly challenged to deliver projects faster, at a reduced cost, and with fewer staff. The goal of this research is to compile PAs and exemptions so that agencies can take advantage of applicable concepts that may already be in place. These concepts can benefit project schedules and save taxpayers considerable expense. Further, by reducing the number of undertakings that enter the Section 106 process, more focus can be directed towards reducing the effects of undertakings warranting review. This mandate is urgent, and a synthesis of exemptions will contribute significantly to satisfying the immediate need to "work smarter" in Section 106.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $75000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 25-25, Task

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Jencks, Crawford

  • Performing Organizations:

    ICF Incorporated LLC

    9300 Lee Highway
    Fairfax, VA  United States  22031
  • Principal Investigators:

    Klein, Terry

  • Start Date: 20140409
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20150408
  • Source Data: RiP Project 37661

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01543506
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 25-25, Task
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Nov 17 2014 1:00AM