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Emergency Operations Program
Emergency Operations Program

As one of the State of Oregon´s designated emergency response agencies, ODOT has an important supporting role in emergency response and disaster recovery.  A functional transportation system is crucial for getting emergency responders and life saving supplies where they need to go, and in helping promote economic recovery after a disaster. 



Contractor Registry

 Introduction Letter 

Want to Help ODOT with the Next Emergency?

All Contractors / Supplier of all sizes are invited to express their interest in potentially performing emergency work for ODOT.
When an emergency strikes, ODOT may use emergency procedures to immediately select a contractor to reopen damaged facilities.  The purpose of the registry is to provide a list of contractors potentially available for emergency work if needed. 
Tell us what you can do.  Click Contractor/Supplier Registry
If you have any questions, please contact Maureen Czerwinski at 503-986-4487



Public Works and Mutual Aid

Become parties to the Oregon Public Works Emergency Response Cooperative Assistance Agreement

Public Works Mutual Aid Agreement
Public Works Aid Members
Public Works Guidelines


Local Public Works agencies in Oregon are invited to become parties to the Oregon Public Works Emergency Response Cooperative Assistance Agreement.
ODOT and many local public works agencies are already parties to the agreement.  The agreement:
  • Enables public works agencies to support each other during an emergency.

  • Provides the mechanism for immediate response to the requesting agency when the responding agency determines it can provide the needed resources and expertise.

  • Sets up the documentation needed to seek maximum reimbursement possible from appropriate federal agencies.


Public works agencies in Oregon may sign the agreement or cancel their participation as they wish.  ODOT maintains the list of all parties to the agreement and sends an updates list to all parties.  Any agency may cancel its participation by giving written notice.
Attached is the complete agreement document.  To become a party to the agreement, send the completed signature page found on the last page of the attached agreement below to: 

Additional Resources & Links


Federal Highway Emergency Relief Manual

Contact Information:  Emergency Operations Manager, Greg Ek-Collins
Telephone: 503-986-3020    Fax: 503-986-3055