What is Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL)?

Kipling and I-70 InterchangePEL represents an approach to transportation decision-making that considers environmental, community, and economic goals early in the planning stage and carry them through project development, design, and construction.

The PEL Study can lead to a seamless decision-making process that:

  • Minimizes duplication of effort,
  • Promotes efficient and cost-effective solutions and environmental stewardship, and
  • Reduces delays in project implementation.

Click here for more information regarding CDOT’s Planning & Environmental Linkages Program.