The Cambridge Systematics study team was tasked with recommending study alignments for the 14th Amendment Highway based on. Their recommendations were presented at the December 9, 2010 Expert Working Group meeting. The recommendations found in the Task 7b: Study Alignments Technical Memorandum is based on the input on input from the Expert Working Group and findings on Design Level requirements along the corridor as illustrated in Task 7a: Study Alignments Technical Memorandum.
The team is required to provide 4 alternative alignment/design levels for each segment. Among these alternative alignments at least one alignment/design level in each segment is required to be an Interstate standard design level. Furthermore, at least one alignment/ design level on in each segment shall use substantial portions of existing highways. A series of maps were developed to illustrate the alternative design levels and alignments.