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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Identified the implications of extreme weather or climate change on Caltrans assets. Key variables include estimates of cost of damage, and the duration of closure to repair or replace the asset. The consequence of failure from climate change would include such concerns as (among others):

Figure Flow Path for Vulnerability Assessment

  • Sea levels and storm surge inundating roadways and bridges forcing their closure, which could affect goods movement and the traveling public.
  • Wildfire primary and secondary effects (debris loads/landslides) on roadways, bridges and culverts.
  • Precipitation changes, and other effects such as changing land use, that combined could increase the level of runoff and flooding. 1

The New Zealand Transport Agency's list of hazards producing consequences: 2

Figure National Resilience Programme Business Case 2020

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