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The Gulf Coast Study, Phase 2




Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure

The Gulf Coast Study, Phase 2

Assessing Infrastructure for Criticality in Mobile, AL

Final Technical Memo, Task 1

Prepared for:
The U.S. DOT Center for Climate Change and Environmental Forecasting

Project managed by:
Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty
Federal Highway Administration,
Robert Kafalenos, Robert Hyman

Prepared by: ICF International
1725 Eye Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

PB Americas Spring Park Technology Center
465 Spring Park Place

Herndon, VA 20170, USA

Date: September 1, 2011

Contract No.: GS-10F-0124J

Cover photo credits (clockwise from top left):

Emmett Tullos III,

Wave Transit System, used with permission


Oliver Dixon,

Wave Transit photo reused with permission from Wave Transit System. All other photos licensed reuse, with restrictions. Please visit the links above for information on photo use restrictions.


ADT Average Daily Traffic
AGR Alabama Gulf Coast Railway
ALDOT Alabama Department of Transportation
ASPA Alabama State Port Authority
BNSF Burlington Northern Santa Fe
CN Canadian National Railroad
CSXT CSX Transportation
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DOT Department Of Transportation
EJ Environmental Justice
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
GIS Geographic Information Systems
GM&O Gulf, Mobile, and Ohio
GTM Gross Ton Miles
MATS Mobile Area Transportation Study
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organizations
NPIAS National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems
NS Norfolk Southern
SARPC South Alabama Regional Planning Commission
STEP Surface Transportation Environment and Planning
TASD Terminal Railroad of the Alabama State Docks
USDOT U.S. Department of Transportation
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
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