Right-of-Way and Utilities Support
The Right-of-Way & Utilities office is responsible for the administration of acquisition and relocation activities on federal or federally-assisted projects and programs. The office also serves to identify and resolve utility conflicts that occur when accommodating public utilities on highway right-of-way.
This Right-of-Way & Utilities web page is intended to provide standard guidelines for consultants preparing Right-of-Way Plans, Plats and Centerline Descriptions on FLH transportation improvement programs.
It is also intended to serve as a resource for state and local agencies acquiring right of way for Federal Lands Projects. Property owners/occupants, county, state and federal agencies, private consultants, and public utility companies can also access FLH programs and activities through this site.
You are invited to browse and use this information. You are also invited to give us suggestions on how we can make these pages more useful to you, and how our programs can be improved. Feel free to email Sheryl Snyder at Sheryl.Snyder@dot.gov or call (360) 619-7946.
FHWA Planning, Environment, & Real Estate (HEP)
A resource on FHWA programs and activities for property owners, property occupants, transportation improvement program professionals, highway right-of-way and other public acquisition program professionals.
International Right of Way Association (IRWA)
The International Right of Way Association (IRWA) is the pre-eminent source of right of way educational and professional services worldwide.
Idaho Transportation Department, Right of Way Section
The Right of Way Section of the Idaho Transportation Department is responsible for the acquisition of required property and material sources, as well as the oversight of all Local Public Agencies acquiring property who utilize federal funding for highway purposes.
Alaska Department of Transportation
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
FHWA Program Guide
Program Guide for Utility Relocations, Adjustments, and Accommodation on Federal Highway-Aid Highway Projects.
ODOT Railroad & Utility Relocation Program
State of Oregon procedures for utility relocation/reimbursement for federally-funded local public agency projects.
State of Idaho Utilities Accommodations Policy
A policy for the accommodation of utilities within the right-of-way of the state highway system in the state of Idaho.
Utility Notification Center for Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana
The Utility Notification Center is the one-call agency dedicated to safeguarding citizens and construction personnel who work around utilities, as well as safeguarding the underground infrastructure of pipes, mains and lines which bring utilities to your community.
Public Utilities of the Northwest
A list of publicly-owned utilities in the Pacific Northwest published by the Public Power Council.
WFL Supplemental Content
- Guidelines for Uniform Right-of-Way Plans (Acrobat, 160 KB)
- Sample Right-of-Way Plans, Plats, and Centerline Descriptions
- Downloads: CADD Files and Forms
CFL Supplemental Content
|Right of Way Utilities||Revised|
|Utility Certification||Aug 2014|
|Utility Data Quality Level Certification||May 2013|
|Right of Way Certification||Apr 2014|
|Sample Right of Way Plans||Oct 2014|
|CFLHD R1ROW Preliminary Research Check List||Jan 2012|
|CFLHD R2ROW Boundary Compilation Check List||Jan 2012|
|CFLHD R3ROW Document Check List||Jan 2012|