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Erosion Control
Cape Cove Slide Repair
Welcome to the ODOT Erosion Control Program Page, presented by the Natural Resources Unit, Geo-Environmental Section.  Erosion Control has two primary program areas: 1) Statewide coordination of policies, plans, permits and reports, and 2) Technical Expertise/Continued Improvement. 
The goal of project erosion & sediment control is to prevent pollution of water resources as required by National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits and by other laws, permits, agencies and agreements. 
Project Design Objectives include:
  • Establish specific measures to prevent soil erosion and off-site sedimentation
  • Satisfy permit requirement for an Erosion & Sediment Control Plan (ESCP)
  • Create clear contract documents to facilitate project construction
  • Minimize project and permit problems for ODOT and project partners


Raghu Namburi - Raghu.Namburi@odot.state.or.us
Program Coordinator at (503) 986-3551.
Organizational Chart
Or contact by phone at:  (503) 986-3252


 Program Resources
Other Resources
Manuals, Procedures, Practices
OR DEQ Inspector's Manual
Sample Documents
ODOT Qualified Products List
Forms & Templates
TX DOT Qualified Products List
Standard SOW's
Climate Data; OR Climate Service
Policy & Memos
ODOT Hydraulics Manual
Training Modules
Standard Drawings
Contract Plans Dev. Guide 
Bid Item Standard Specifications
DEQ-Region 1: Inspection Report
US NRCS Soil Survey Information
DEQ-Region 4&5 April 2009 Inspection Reports
Creating or Revising Standard Drawings & Details
DEQ-Region 4&5 April 2009 Inspection Reports
Sediment Fences and Straw Bales for Sediment Control 
ODBP Jan 09 Inspections 
ODOT Region 2 Dec 08 Inspections 
ODOT Region 3 Jan 09 Inspections
Standard Specifications
Standard Drawings 
Guidance on Turbidity Monitoring Bulletin 

Region 1
Region 2
Region 3
Region 4
Region 5
1200-CA Permit