Identify evacuation routes for highly vulnerable assets and critical transportation routes

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Hazards
Assets
Measure Type
Gray Engineering vs Nature Based Solutions

Details

Identify transportation routes that can remain reliably traversable during severe flood events.

Capital Cost

Low – signs, barriers

Operations & Maintenance

Low – temporary measure; does not require maintenance

Effectiveness

Moderate/High – can enhance the reliability of the road network during extreme flooding events. Evacuation routes can also be used to communicate closures and detour routes.

Flexibility

High – plans can be adjusted periodically or adjusted as needed

Barriers to Implementation

Reaching the public

Equity

Ensure that equity areas, and public transit-dependent households are considered in evacuation planning

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