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Material Sources

Quarry near OR HWY 19The Oregon Department of Transportation maintains quarries as part of a statewide material source network. ODOT uses these materials in construction, maintenance and emergency repair projects. Excess materials are stockpiled for future use or reclamation.

Material Source Network Map

Rock Excavation

The process of excavating rock from material sources often requires blasting in the quarry. The potential damage from ground vibration, air blast and flying debris is a major consideration when planning excavation activities. ODOT and its contractors make every effort to minimize potential impacts on neighboring properties from this type of work.

Community Resources

Seed Mixes

A variety of seed mixes are used to help shorten soil stabilization and long-term reclamation. These mixes often include native species and mixtures that are beneficial to elk/deer winter ranges and sage grouse.

Guidance Materials

Contact the Geo-Environmental Section

4040 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, MS 6
Salem, Oregon 97302
Phone: 503-986-3252
Fax: 503-986-3249

Program Contacts

Phone: 541-388-6093

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