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OR 62: I-5 to Dutton Road (Medford)
Project Teams

 
What is the Project Development Team?

  • A skilled team that includes City, County, State and Federal technical members, local stakeholders and development staff.
     
  • They represent disciplines such as environmental, planning, freight, traffic analysis, regional issues, as well as, citizens-at-large.

The Role of the Project Development Team

  • This team is responsible for project management decisions, technical quality of the project and assisting in the successful development of the project.
     
  • They represent the best interests of the larger public.
     
  • Individual members will have no financial or personal stake in the corridor.
     
  • Team members will provide overall strategy and direction to the project.
     
  • They will arrive at decisions within its authority through a consensus model.

 
Project Development Team

  • ODOT Project Leader
    Dick Leever
     
  • URS Consultant Group
    Terry Kearns/Martha Richards
     
  • Citizen at Large
    Donna Beck*
     
  • Citizen at Large
    David Elliot*
     
  • City of Medford
    Al Densmore/Suzanne Myers*
     
  • Jackson County
    John Vial*
     
  • FHWA
    Chris Bucher*
     
  • MPO
    Mike Quilty*
     
  • Medford Chamber
    Dale Lininger*
     
  • Freight-Trucking
    Mark Gibson*
     
  • ODOT Roadway
    James Burford/Chris Zelmer*
     
  • ODOT TPAU
    Brian Dunn*
     
  • ODOT Environmental Project Mgr.
    Anna Henson*


    *denotes voting member

 
What is the Citizen Advisory Committee and what’s its role?

  • A group comprised of concerned citizens from the general project area, including highway users, property and business owners.
     
  • They represent disciplines such as bicyclists, pedestrians, transit, agriculture, environmental issues and other interests.
     
  • The committee serves as a forum and community “sounding board” for the Highway 62 Corridor Project.
     
  • The role of the Citizen Advisory Committee will be to advise the Project Development Team to ensure that the interests, issues, knowledge and recommendations of the local community are considered in project decisions.

 
Citizens Advisory Committee
 

Name

Organization/Representing

City

Becky Brooks

Siskiyou Velo

Medford

Bill Blair

Retired, Agriculture

Central Point

Bob Plankenhorn

A&P Logging

White City

Curt Burrill

Burrill Real Estate

Medford

David Christian

White City Dom.

White City

Don Riegger

Retired Welfare Mgr.

Medford

Mike Gardiner

Oak Harbor Freight

Ashland

Mike Montero

Development

Medford

Mike Malepsy

Realtor, Developer

Shady Cove

Paige West

Bicycle, Transit

Medford

Richard Moorman

Webfoot Trucking

Medford

Nanci Watkins

Sm. Bus. Owner

Eagle Point

Wade Six

Comm. Realtor

Ashland

Susan Rachor

Lulu Knutsonde

Jason Elzy

Burger King

Hispanic

Low Income

Medford

Medford

Medford


Why we do Public Involvement

  • A well-planned and executed Public Involvement Program avoids misunderstandings, opposition and delay, and builds credibility, ownership and acceptance within the community.

 

 

For more information:

GARY LEAMING
Public Information Specialist
Voice: (541) 774-6388
Gary.W.Leaming@odot.state.or.us

Dick Leeverr
Project Leader
Voice: (541) 774-6393
Dick.B.Leever@odot.state.or.us