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Emergency Operations Program

Oregon Department of Transportation 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

Do you want to help ODOT with the next emergency? All contractors and suppliers 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 by joining the Contractor/Supplier Registry.

Public Works and Mutual Aid

Become parties to the Oregon Public Works Emergency Response Cooperative Assistance Agreement:
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 by giving written notice. ODOT maintains the list of all parties to the agreement and sends an updates list to all parties. 

Emergency Operations room 

Contact Us

Greg Ek-Collins
Emergency Operations Manager

Maureen Czerwinski
Contractor Registry


American Red Cross         
Department of Homeland Security         

Federal Highway Emergency Relief Manual

Oregon Emergency Management

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