District 4 - Right of Way

The Division of Right of Way is primarily responsible for all real property (Right of Way), Office of Land Surveys (Engineering and Survey) and the Office of Data Management for the Caltrans Bay Area District 04.


Right of Way:

Responsibilities includes appraisal and acquisition of property required for transportation purposes, relocation of affected occupants and businesses, management of acquired properties, clearance of improvements prior to construction and disposition of personal and real property no longer required by the District.

Office of Land Surveys:

Responsibilities include preparation of maps and descriptions required for acquisition and disposal of real property, land-net perpetuation documents and the Computer Aided Design (CAD) program. Surveys responsibilities include all field survey work required for design, right of way and construction purposes and establishment of the California Coordinate System along transportation corridors.

Office of Data Management:

coordinates GIS and record maps