Emergency Transportation Operations

Highway Evacuations in Selected Metropolitan Areas: Assessment of Impediments

Appendix 2
References & Plan Summary

Citations preceded with an asterisk (*) indicate that the report has sensitive material included. Those desiring to see the referenced document must contact the owning jurisdiction or Agency for information on that report.

References

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), "Identification & Analysis of Factors Affecting Emergency Evacuations," 2004

Transportation Research Board, NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 39-05 [Final Synthesis] Emergency Evacuation and Reentry

Respondents provided the following plans for review during this study:

Summary of Plans Submitted for Review

Arizona - Phoenix

Mass Evacuation and Reception Plan
Emergency Evacuation Strategy Plan Final Report (July 2004)
Emergency Evacuation Strategy Phase II for Maricopa County: Final Report (December 27, 2006)
Emergency Evacuation Strategy Phase II for Maricopa County: Executive Summary (December 2006)
Emergency Evacuation Strategy Phase II for Maricopa County: Existing Conditions/ Inventory Report (December 27, 2006)

California

  • San Diego

Unified San Diego County Emergency Services Organization Operational Area Emergency Plan: Annex Q - Evacuation (April 2007)

  • San Francisco

Regional Catastrophic Earthquake Mass Transportation/Evacuation Plan(January 22, 2010, DRAFT)

  • Appendix B: Maps
  • Appendix D: Hayward Fault Earthquake Scenario

Colorado - Denver

North Central Region Mass Evacuation Plan (draft-June 2008)
North Central Region Mass Evacuation Plan Shelter Subcommittee Report (August 2007)

Florida

Contraflow Plan for Florida Interstate Highway System (June 13, 2005)
Reverse Lane Plan: Plan for One-Way Evacuation of Florida's Turnpike (no date) Motorist Information brochure (Florida Highway Patrol, FDOT and Florida Department of Emergency Management)

  • Miami

Reverse Lane Plan: Plan for One-Way Evacuation of Interstate-75 (Alligator Alley South) (no date) Motorist Information brochure (Florida Highway Patrol, FDOT and Florida Department of Emergency Management)

  • Tampa-St. Petersburg

Reverse Lane Plan: Plan for One-Way Evacuation of Interstate-4 (no date) Motorist Information brochure (Florida Highway Patrol, FDOT and Florida Department of Emergency Management)

Georgia - Atlanta

Atlanta Regional Evacuation Coordination Plan (March 2009)
Atlanta Clearance Time Tool

Illinois - Chicago

*Evacuation Plan for Chicago Central Business District & Chicago Expressway System (January 2008) Produced by the Illinois Department of Transportation - Highways

Louisiana - New Orleans

Louisiana Citizen Awareness & Disaster Evacuation Guide SOUTHWEST (No date) Citizen's guide with critical information and maps

Maryland - Baltimore

*Baltimore Region Contingency Transportation Emergency Management Plan Prepared by the Baltimore Regional Operations Coordination Committee and Transportation Emergency Preparedness Task Force (January 8, 2004)

Massachusetts - Boston

*Metro Boston Traffic Evacuation Plan Overview (March 18, 2009)
City of Boston Evacuation Routes Map (December 2005)

Minnesota - Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area

*Metro Evacuation Transportation Plan (October 31, 2005)
Metro Evacuation Transportation Plan Executive Summary
Metro Evacuation Traffic Management Plan Executive Summary
*Citizen Evacuation Shelter in Place Capability Assessment Tool Results for Part 2 -- CESIP Capability Assessment
*Citizen Evacuation Shelter in Place Gaps & Funded Proposals (12-09-09 & 01-21-10 versions)

National Capital Region

NCR National Highway System Projects List
Greater Washington Events Route Map (November 26, 2002)
NCR Behavioral Survey: Behavioral Aspects of Sheltering and Evacuation Planning for the National Capital Region (December 18, 2009); Power Point Summary of subject study

  • District of Columbia

* District Response Plan-Emergency Transportation Annex (August 2006)
Transportation Tips During an Emergency Incident (February 2008); Motorist Brochure

Nevada - Las Vegas

Southern Nevada Evacuation/Emergency Planning Project (November 2008)
Executive Summary--Southern Nevada Evacuation/Emergency Planning Project (November 2008)
State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (SCEMP) (2005)
NDOT State Level Emergency Operations Plan
NDOT District Emergency Operations Plan
Clark County Emergency Plan (2004)

Pennsylvania - Philadelphia

*Southeastern Pennsylvania Emergency Transportation Plan (June 2009)

South Carolina - Charleston

Hurricane Evacuation Plan for All Lane Reversal of I-26 from I-526 (Charleston) to I-77 (Columbia)

Texas

Hurricane Evacuation Routes: Rio Grande Valley - Pharr District (July 15, 2009); Motorist Advisory Brochure
Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Routes: Rio Grande Valley U.S.-83 & U.S.-281 (November 3, 2008); Motorist Advisory Brochure
Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Route: Corpus Christi to San Antonio Interstate-37 (September 1, 2009); Motorist Advisory Brochure
I-37 Hurricane Shoulder Evacuation Lane (July 15, 2009); Motorist Advisory Brochure

  • Dallas-Ft. Worth

Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Route: Houston to Dallas Interstate-45 (June 12, 2009); Motorist Advisory Brochure

  • Houston

Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Route: Houston to San Antonio Interstate-10 (November 3, 2008); Motorist Advisory Brochure
Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Route: Houston to Dallas Interstate-45 (June 12, 2009); Motorist Advisory Brochure
Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Route: Houston to Austin, Bryan, College Station, Waco U.S.-290 (November 3, 2008); Motorist Advisory Brochure
Hurricane Evacuation Contraflow Route: Houston to Nacogdoches U.S.-59 (June 12, 2009); Motorist Advisory Brochure

Virginia - Hampton Roads Region

Virginia Hurricane Guide (May 2009)
Tidewater Evacuation Routes Map

Washington - Seattle/Puget Sound Region

Puget Sound Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Program (Puget Sound RCPP) - Federal Grant Project Summary Sheet

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