This portion of the document will acquaint you with individual and programmatic evaluations and the differences between the two. When you have finished, you should have a basic understanding of the following:
the required procedures for completing individual evaluations, both the draft and final copies
the required procedures for completing programmatic evaluations
the concept of minor use and its relationship to programmatic evaluations
the importance of coordination and consultation with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and other interested agencies
- the importance of creating legally sufficient documentation of Section
4(f) resources, their use, and any avoidance and minimization efforts
In addition, you will have an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the four nationwide programmatic evaluations that have been approved by the DOT.
Note: If you have a project with minor impacts, be sure to check and see if it qualifies for a programmatic evaluation.