Division of Right of Way (ROW) and Land Surveys

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Right of Way administers the statewide program for right of way acquisition and real property management in support of Caltrans' purpose, mission, vision and goals.  

Right of Way's two primary responsibilities are:

  • 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.

Right of Way also has responsibility for:

  • Monitoring right of way activities on federally assisted local facilities. 
  • Maintaining a stewardship role in the expenditure of federal funds.
  • Ensuring local agency compliance when local funds are used for projects on the State Highway System. 
Right of Way is headquartered in Sacramento, California.

Right of Way Highlights

ROW Contact Information

1120 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 654-5413

1835 6th Street
Eureka, CA 95501

1031 Butte Street
Redding, CA 96001

703 B Street
Marysville, CA 95901

111 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA, 94612

3232 S. Higuera Street, Suite #200
San Luis Obisbo, CA 93401

855 M Street, Suite #200
Fresno CA 93721-2716

100 S. Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

464 W. 4th Street
San Bernardino, CA 92401

500 South Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514

1976 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Stockton, CA 95201

4050 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110

1750 E 4th Street, Suite 100
Santa Ana, CA 92705