ASM has provided cultural resource services in support of a range of major highway and railroad infrastructure improvement projects for clients such as the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), Caltrans Districts 6, 7, 9 and 11, North County Transit District (NCTD), Riverside County Transportation and Land Management Agency (RCTLMA) and Metrolink, among others. These projects have been completed throughout our service territory and have included compliance services such as:

  • Archaeological construction monitoring services
  • Cultural resource and historic property inventories and evaluations
  • CEQA compliance
  • NHPA (Section 106) compliance
  • Clean Water Act Section 404 permit support
  • Archival research and records searches
  • Implementation of mitigation measures for eligible resources including:
    • Preparation of Historic Property Treatment Plans (HPTP)
    • HABS/HAER preparation
    • Data recovery programs



Additional Information

In addition to the services described above, ASM has extensive experience in consulting with federal, state and local agencies including Caltrans, State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), the Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). We are also experienced in the preparation of mitigation plans including Historic Property Treatment Plans, Memoranda of Agreement (MOA) and Memoranda of Understanding (MOU), in consultation with lead agencies and the SHPO. We have extensive experience providing coordination and consultation services with Native American tribes and the Native American Heritage Commission. When it comes to transportation-related cultural resource services, our wealth of experience, regulatory knowledge and expert personnel give us a unique edge over our competition.

Contact ASM's Senior Archaeologist - Ms. Shelby Castells, M.A., RPA

Phone: (760) 804-5757