The Osprey Group
Some of the conditions for success for this option are summarized below:
There must be clarity about the purpose of the effort.
Key decision-makers, such as ODOT, FHWA and the cooperating agencies need to
be involved and supportive.
Because of the necessity for expanded planning, evaluation and review, additional
time is needed.
The agencies must be willing to listen and to consider suggestions from other
agencies, groups, and individuals.
How reimbursement for the NEPA review and funding for the project construction would
be affected under this option is unclear.
In the charts that follow, each of these options is presented with a summarized set of pros