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  • Welcome to the Geo-Environmental Section Web Site
    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, biologists, geologists, hazardous materials specialists, erosion control specialists, drafters, GIS specialists, and administrative personnel study and mitigate the effects of transportation projects.
Section Highlights News/Current Topics
New Statewide Endangered Species Act Consultation
On November 27, 2012, ODOT and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) received the NMFS Biological Opinion for the statewide programmatic Federal-Aid Highway Program (FAHP) Endangered Species Act consultation.  The FAHP replaces SLOPES IV for the FHWA-funded or authorized actions.  Check the Geo-Environmental Section's Biology Program Website for training opportunities, guidance, and template reports.
Cultural Resources Consultant Qualification Training
When: February 27th, 2014
Time: 8AM to 5PM
Location: Chemeketa CBI Salem, OR - Map & Directions