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Acronyms

  • AASHTO - American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
  • BDE - (IDOT) Bureau of Design and Environment
  • BLRS - (IDOT District 1) Bureau of Local Roads and Streets
  • BMP - Best Management Practices
  • CAG - Community Advisory Group
  • CE - Categorical Exclusion
  • CEQ - Council on Environmental Quality
  • CERCLIS - Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System
  • CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
  • CMAP - Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
  • CO - Carbon Monoxide or (IDOT) Central Office
  • CSS - Context Sensitive Solutions
  • DEIS - Draft Environmental Impact Statement
  • DOI - (United States) Department of Interior
  • EA – Environmental Assessment
  • EIS – Environmental Impact Statement
  • EPA - (United States) Environmental Protection Agency
  • ESA - (Federal) Endangered Species Act
  • FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • FHWA - Federal Highway Administration
  • FIRM - Flood Insurance Rate Map
  • FOIA - Freedom of Information Act
  • FONSI – Finding of No Significant Impact
  • FRA - Federal Railroad Administration
  • FTA - Federal Transit Administration
  • FWS - (United States) Fish and Wildlife Service
  • ICC - Illinois Commerce Commission
  • IDNR - Illinois Department of Natural Resources
  • IDOA - Illinois Department of Agriculture
  • IDOT - Illinois Department of Transportation
  • IDS - Intersection Design Study
  • IEPA - Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
  • IHPA - Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
  • INHS - Illinois Natural History Survey
  • INPC - Illinois Nature Preserves Commission
  • ISGS - Illinois State Geological Survey
  • ISWS - Illinois State Water Survey
  • LAWCON - Land and Water Conservation Fund (Act)
  • LCDOT - Lake County Division of Transportation
  • LCFPD - Lake County Forest Preserve District
  • LOS - Level of Service
  • LUST - Leaking Underground Storage Tank
  • MCDOT - McHenry County Highway Department
  • MPO - Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • NAAQS - National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act
  • NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program
  • NHPA - National Historic Preservation Act
  • NHS - National Highway System
  • NPDES - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
  • NPS - National Park Service
  • NRCS - Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • NRHP - National Register of Historic Places
  • OWR - Office of Water Resources (IDNR)
  • PESA - Preliminary Environmental Site Assessment
  • PSG - Project Study Group
  • PSI - Preliminary Site Investigation
  • RCRA - Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • ROD - Record of Decision
  • ROW - Right-of-Way
  • SAFETEA-LU - Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
  • SHPO - State Historic Preservation Officer
  • SIP - Stakeholder Involvement Plan
  • SRA - (IDOT) Strategic Regional Arterial
  • STP - Surface Transportation Program
  • SWA - Special Waste Assessment
  • TAG - Technical Advisory Group
  • TCM - Transportation Control Measure
  • TIP - Transportation Improvement Program
  • TSM - Transportation System Management
  • URAA - Uniform Relocation Assistance Act
  • USACOE - United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • USC - United States Code
  • USDA - United States Department of Agriculture
  • USDOT - United States Department of Transportation
  • USEPA - United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • USFWS - United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • USGS - United States Geological Survey
  • UST - Underground Storage Tank