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Salmon Resource - Sensitive Area Mapping
About SR-SAM
Maintenance
About SR-SAM


The primary purpose of the Salmon Resources and Sensitive Area Mapping (SR-SAM) project is to provide accurate resource protection mapping that enables roadway maintenance crews to perform their required activities (e.g., mowing, pesticide applications, etc.) with minimized disturbance to sensitive areas and their threatened and endangered resources.

 

 
Maintenance
Activities

In an effort to minimize impacts to natural resources adjacent to state highways, ODOT has worked with several state and federal agencies to develop a Routine Road Maintenance Guide that describes Best Management Practices for roadside water quality and habitat conservation.

ODOT´s maintenance activities can be divided into six areas:
  • Surfacing and Shoulder Work
  • Drainage Work
  • Vegetation Control
  • Bridge Work
  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Guardrail and Grindout

Surfacing and Shoulder Work
 

Photo by ODOT
 
Drainage Work
 

Culvert repair near Wilson River Highway, photo by ODOT
 
Vegetation Control
 

Spraying vegetation on Hwy 20 east of Lincoln City, photo by ODOT

Bridge Work
 

Replacing Roaring River Bridge on Hwy 224 near Estacada, photo by ODOT

Snow and Ice Removal
 

Snow removal on McKenzie Scenic Hwy, photo by ODOT

Guardrail and Grindouts
 

Guardrail Installation, photo by ODOT