District 3 and North Region Right of Way
District 3 Right of Way administers the district program for right of way acquisition and real property management in support of Caltrans' purpose, mission, vision and goals. The two primary responsibilities are:
Right of Way Acquisition
to appraise and purchase property required for transportation purposes; affect and orderly relocation of affected families, businesses and utility facilities, and clearing of properties prior to construction.
to comprehensively manage Caltrans' Real Property Program, reducing the costs of operations, and disposing of property no longer needed for transportation purposes.
Real Property Management
monitoring right of way activities on federally assisted local facilities.
maintaining a stewardship role in the expenditure of federal funds.
ensuring local agency compliance of outdoor advertising along State highways.
District 3 has a professional staff of Right of Way agents, engineers, administrators and other who perform a vital role in the delivery of right of way for transportation projects and in managing other real estate assets related to those projects.