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Welcome to the Geo-Environmental Section, Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). ODOT is committed to the protection and preservation of our state's unique environment and to the safety of our highway system. Our staff of geotechnical engineers, hydraulic engineers, historians, archaeologists, environmental program managers, water quality specialists,  biologists, geologists, hazardous materials specialists, erosion control specialists, drafters, GIS specialists, and administrative personnel study and mitigate the effects of transportation projects. The Geo-Environmental Section is responsible for coordinating environmental regulatory compliance for all transportation improvement programs in the state which use federal funds. The section is also responsible for statewide practices, standards, training, expertise, and asset management for geology, geotechnical, and environmental disciplines within ODOT.
 
We protect the public and are stewards of the public interest for a variety of natural and cultural resources. We bridge the natural resources and civil engineering disciplines. We build dynamic partnerships for making vital decisions to serve the public and protect our resources. 
 

Section Management Team

Susan Haupt Geo-Environmental Manager & Chief Environmental Officer​
 
503-986-3508
 
Paul R. Wirfs Deputy Geo-Environmental Section Manager
503-986-3526
 
John Raasch ​Environmental Resources Unit Manager
503-986-3370
 
 

 

Team Leads 

Carolyn Holthoff Cultural Resources Team Lead
503-986-3309
Chris Maguire ​Natural Resources Team Lead
503-986-3385
 
Curran Mohney ​Engineering and Asset Management Team Lead 503-986-3490
Jennie Samson Administrative Team Lead
​503-986-3013
 
Robert Trevis ​Culvert EngineeringTeam Lead ​503-986-3860
Darlene Weaver ​Environmental Policy, Air & Noise Team Lead 503-480-9532
 
 

 

 
Contact the following staff to report problems or suggest changes:
Beth Sandver - Editor / Susan Haupt - Content Owner