Introduction to Federal-Aid Right of Way Requirements for Local Public Agencies
Instructor-led Training (ILT)
TRAINING LEVEL: Basic
CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 35
This two-day introductory course provides Local Public Agencies (LPAs) with a working knowledge of Federal requirements and procedures for acquiring property for Federally-assisted transportation projects. The course focuses on applying the Uniform Act and related Federal Regulations to specific situations and issues. Designed as a hands-on, highly interactive learning experience, instructors guide participants through a series of right-of-way (ROW) problem solving exercises and large group discussions. We encourage those with limited ROW knowledge to register for the free NHI 141045 web-based training course in advance of this instructor-led course session.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Explain the legal basis for land acquisition by a governmental entity
Assess the impact of a roadway improvement as it relates to the Uniform Act
Sequence the right-of-way process (ROW) within the overall project development process
Determine the appropriate valuation process for ROW acquisition
Apply the Uniform Act requirements for ROW acquisition
Apply the Uniform Act requirements to relocation assistance
Determine the agency's responsibilities for managing real property
Those within local public agencies who are responsible for acquiring right-of-way for federally-funded projects, as well as those responsible for oversight of LPAs, in addition to FHWA personnel, consultants, Federal and State staff and other interested parties.
If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.
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