Project Staff

The Project Staff is a multidisciplinary team that includes experts in planning, design, public process, and communication. This team focuses on the day-to-day work of the project.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Implement Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS)
  • Develop the project-specific decision-making process, which will detail the interaction between teams, the Project Work Plan, the Stakeholder Involvement Plan, and the Public Information Plan.
  • Set goals for the project, identify the actions and decisions needed to reach those goals, and support the County-Wide Coordination Meetings used in staffing the Technical Team
  • Lay out alternatives and options
  • Analyze alternatives and options
  • Plan and hold team meetings identified in the Project Work Plan
  • Plan and hold all public meetings identified in the Stakeholder Involvement Plan
  • Document the project

The Project Staff will have primary responsibility for accomplishing Step 3: Establish Criteria; Step 4: Develop Alternatives or Options; Step 5: Evaluate, Select, and Refine Alternative or Option; and Step 6: Finalize Documentation and Evaluate Process.


The Project Staff will include the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) staff and consultant staff needed to reach the project goals. The Project Leadership Team (PLT) will guide the Project Staff.

The project managers and the Project Staff will have the following skills:

  • Understanding of the I-70 Mountain Corridor CSS Guidance
  • Understanding of the Context Statement and Core Values
  • Previous use of Context Sensitive Solutions on a transportation project
  • Previous use of structured decision processes


The Project Staff will meet frequently, perhaps weekly.