Chapter 4: Project Programming and Scheduling Process (Unified Transportation Program)Anchor: #CIHJIIDD
Section 1: Process DescriptionAnchor: #i998897
The programming and scheduling process for transportation projects involves numerous steps, including identifying transportation needs, selecting and prioritizing projects, authorizing and scheduling project development, and funding and implementing the work. The Unified Transportation Program (UTP) is the ten-year planning document that guides and controls project development for the Texas Department of Transportation in a feasible and economical manner. The chart in Section 2 outlines the major steps required for accomplishing this planning effort in project development.