Project Delivery
Guidance for Successful Fish and Wildlife Connectivity Projects

Successful fish and wildlife connectivity projects require adequate planning and continuous staff support to achieve desired goals. The six steps in the process include:

  • Using science and data to inform barrier locations with the greatest biological value.

  • Selecting the proper engineering solution after considering a variety of alternatives that maximize return on investment.

  • Obtaining adequate funding to permit, construct, and monitor the site post-construction.

  • Ensuring appropriate permits are acquired to construct the project.

  • Constructing the project.

  • Evaluating the success of the project design in meeting connectivity goals.

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FUNDING

Fund priority locations

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Caltrans Fish Passage Project Delivery Process

The document to the left is an overview of the deliverables, responsible divisions, phases of work structure, and coordination associated with the delivery process of Caltrans' fish passage projects. 

 

The delivery process occurs in six phases:

I. Long-range Planning (pre-K phase)

II. Project Initiation (Phase K)

III. Project Approval and Environmental Document (Phase 0)

IV. Plans Specifications and Estimate (Phase 1)

V. Right-of-way (Phase 2)

VI. Construction (Phase 3)

Click on the image to the left to view a .pdf and larger version of the file.

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CONSTRUCTION

Implement project

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MONITORING AND MAINTAINING

Successful design performance

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