Staff support at the project level is crucial to streamline and improve the process.
Provide Staffing Support
Achieving environmental sensitivity and maintaining control over a project's
schedule and budget requires commitment of resources at the project level. In
Kentucky, the Transportation Cabinet created 12 staff positions to monitor all
environmental activities at the District level. The Maryland SHA has undertaken
similar action. Kentucky also has established an Environmental Advisory Team,
consisting of KTC staff, FHWA staff, and consultants to track environmental
commitments and look for opportunities to streamline and improve the process.
Agencies new to CSD/CSS may find it necessary to increase the level of staff
support or retain consulting services for environmental coordination and project