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Linear Right-of-Way Projects

At Steigerwaldt, our team uses a robust and integrated ArcGIS Online and project database platform to support the seamless execution of linear right-of-way acquisition projects, particularly in the domains of project management, reporting, and stakeholder communication. Linear right-of-way projects often span extensive geographic areas, involving multiple stakeholders, complex land acquisition processes, and strict regulatory requirements. These integrated online tools serve as a dynamic, spatially enabled platform that empowers project managers to visualize and analyze data geospatially. This enables the team to better plan, monitor, and manage various project components effectively.

Effective project management is the linchpin of success in linear right-of-way projects, and the integration of these tools helps streamline this process. Our project managers can use ArcGIS Online to create comprehensive spatial representations of the project, helping them identify potential challenges and make informed decisions. Simultaneously, the acquisition database facilitates the monitoring of land parcels, legal documentation, and negotiations, ensuring that the project stays on schedule and within budget. This integration enhances efficiency, reduces the risk of costly delays or disputes, and enables project managers to allocate resources more effectively.

Reporting and client communication are equally crucial aspects of these projects. The integration allows for the generation of detailed reports that incorporate spatial data, providing clients with a clear and visual understanding of project status, land acquisitions, and potential obstacles. These reports are essential for maintaining transparent and open lines of communication with clients, enabling them to stay informed about project developments and make well-informed decisions. The spatial data-driven reporting not only fosters client confidence but also serves as a valuable tool for obtaining necessary land rights, permitting needs, construction support, settling damages, and addressing any legal concerns promptly. In summary, the integration of these tools enhances project management, reporting accuracy, and client communication, ultimately contributing to the overall success and efficiency of right-of-way acquisition projects for our clients.


-Haakon Hagemeister, Vice President – Energy, Infrastructure, and Real Estate