The Endangered Species Act is intended to protect and recover at-risk species and ecosystems.
The development of transportation infrastructure can disrupt delicate habitats and alter natural migration patterns of terrestrial and aquatic species. The Oregon Department of Transportation works to comply with the ESA and protecting at-risk species by avoiding and minimizing impacts to our natural environment.
Federal Highway Administration Programmatic
Oregon's Federal-aid Highway Program programmatic covers most federally-funded transportation projects that affect: