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DETERMINATIONS AND FINDINGS

A document created for the Contract file to record all the facts that form the basis for an important decision affect a procurement or contract action.

DETERMINISTIC MODEL

A model that represents mathematical events and responses to these events in a manner that resembles the interaction of cause and effect in a real system. (TRB)

DETERMINISTIC PROCESS

A process in which all factors are known and predictable and that produces a fixed replicable output. See also Stochastic Process. (TRB)

DETOUR

A temporary change in a portion of a transit route or highway. See also Reroute. (TRB)

DETOUR NOTICE

Orange colored notification of temporary changes to regular routes.