Feasibility Study Phase
Close coordination with customer agency
to border stations usually
Support for communications efforts, leading to an effective working relationship
require extensive road
among all project stakeholders
or highway work. Without
the required road
investments, the projects
This task typically takes fifteen (15) weeks. Factor impacting duration:
are not viable. Be sure
to coordinate project
Number of meetings, based on the agencies and groups of the local area and their
planning with State and
shared purpose or competing nature
Federal Highway Officials.
Clearly document the
3.2 Establish Project Goals and Requirements
required coordination and
commitments in the
Responding to customer needs and addressing building deficiencies are the key forces
Feasibility Study and
that drive Feasibility Studies. Meeting with the customer agency; reviewing their
the PDS. Contact the
requirements; and developing financial criteria are important steps.
Border Station Center for
The project requirements include the following five items:
(see "Appendix G").
3. Housing Plans
5. Business Needs
Determine the customer agency's requirements.
Identify key drivers for change in the customer agency's business and
operations; identify how the project location and the workplace environment
should support the agency's business goals and effectiveness.
Discuss what works well currently and what is needed for future operations.
Review the agency's space standards, population (head count) projections,
technology specifications, and security requirements, as well as any special