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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 2:38 PM

Links to Resources 1:



Surface Transportation Reauthorizations

Purpose and Need

  • General Purpose and Need links including FHWA’s “Importance of Purpose and Need in Environmental Documents,” FHWA’s “Elements of Purpose and Need,” FHWA’s “Development of Logical Termini,” Caltrans Purpose and Need Team Report, and Executive Order 13274 Purpose and Need Work Group Baseline Report.

Project Alternatives

1 Note: Many of these links do not link to an external site directly, but will instead link to the appropriate sections of Chapters 1 and 2 of the SER. External links are distinguished by an “Exit CT” symbol.