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Research Idea Details




Evaluation of Cumulative Impacts Mitigation Requirements and Strategies

Focus Area

Indirect Effects/Cumulative Impacts




Under $99,000



Research Idea Scope

Document the current regulatory and policy environment on this topic and its implications for state DOTs. Review states' experiences in mitigating for cumulative impacts. Identify best practices and lessons learned. Provide guidance to DOTs on how to navigate cumulative impacts issues.

TERI Administrator Note (June 2007): Research Need Met

Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment. Task 11. Secondary/Indirect and Cumulative Effects Analysis

The objective of this study is to review, summarize and evaluate statutory and regulatory requirements and implementing guidance related to assessment and mitigation of secondary/indirect and cumulative impacts of transportation projects.

Urgency and Payoff

Suggested By

SCOE 2004 meeting

Posting Date

May 9, 2006

New - items posted in the last 7 days (30 days for TERI)

AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials)
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