Adaptation Strategies for Transportation Infrastructure

Source

Authors

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Published

2023

Description

This educational resource describes the types of risks presented by different climate stressors and lists the types of adaptation strategies for each that could minimize impact. It should be used as an educational tool for planners to consider project-level strategies to adapt to more extreme risks. The strategies provided are organized into engineered protection approaches, nature-based solutions, and hybrid approaches.

Climate Impact Tags

Drought Extreme heat Extreme storms Flooding Sea level rise Temperature Wildfire

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies

Resource Type Tags

Communication or educational material

Topics

Extent: California

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Last updated: June 18, 2024