1966After the war, major construction projects were planned in California as a result of a expanding population due to returning servicemen and a thriving economy. The boom in public projects demanded right of way experts. Membership in Chapter 2 increased steadily throughout the 60s and 70s. Some examples of large post-war projects included: the Interstate Highways; the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) rail system (pictured left); the California Aqueduct; and large scale utility expansion, just to name a few.