Presentation | 2013

Risk-Oriented Design Approach

Common Reasons to Consider Exceptions

  • Impacts to the natural environment
  • Social or right-of-way impacts
  • Preservation of historic or cultural resources
  • Sensitivity to context or accommodating community values
  • Construction or right-of-way costs

Risk Management Characteristics

  • Explicitly addresses uncertainty
  • Based on the best available information
  • Part of the decision-making process
  • Systematic, structured, and an integral part of organizational processes
  • Dynamic, iterative, responsive to change, and capable of continual improvement and enhancement
  • Accounts for human factors
  • Transparent and inclusive
Functional Intersection Area, Interchange, Techniques
Design, intersections