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Roadside development encompasses the work needed to those areas outside of the roadway itself.
The roadside includes all lands managed by the Oregon Department of Transportation and may extend to areas outside ODOT's right-of-way boundary. Such areas include:
ODOT manages these areas by assessing, protecting and mitigating impacts of highway projects to both cultural and natural resources.
A Roadside Development Coordinator works with environmental, design, construction, and maintenance staff to develop projects that are safe, economical, environmentally-friendly, beautiful, and sustainable.
Coordinators provide technical expertise and advice for projects involving:
While any project can have an impact on visual resources in the area, the rule of thumb is this - the greater the disturbance to the natural or built landscape, the greater the need for roadside development services.
Beyond this, there are a few projects that will generally require roadside development or landscape architecture services.
Additional support for specific geo-hydro and environmental needs in the form of:
Contact the Geo-Environmental Section's Drafting Program for information.
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