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Division of Planning
Office of Environmental Services

Purpose & Need 


 Class Details


Location: ODOT Central Office

Date: May 12, 2015


$60 for Government Attendees
$150 for Non-Government Attendees
Please make checks payable to: Treasurer – State of Ohio c/o Ohio Department of Transportation
Remit to:
Ohio Department of Transportation Office of Environmental Services 1980 West Broad Street, Mail Stop 4170 Columbus, OH 43223
Payment should be received by ODOT a minimum of 10 days prior to the class start date.
Cancellations received less than 3 days prior to the class start date are non-refundable.


Class Description: This training class was developed to better inform and educate participants of the requirements to prepare a "Purpose and Need Statement" and what is expected in a "high quality" Purpose and Need Statement. This course will expand the knowledge and skills of front-line transportation practitioners in development and preparation of Purpose and Need statements as part of planning and environmental documents for the fulfillment of complying with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Target Audience: A one-day class designed for anyone who prepares environmental documents.




For information or questions about this class, please contact:

Valoria Slaughter
Office of Environmental Services
Ohio Department of Transportation
(614) 466-7100


 Registration Closed

​Registration for the Dec. 2, 2014 class is closed. Registration for the May 12, 2015 class will open soon after January 2015.

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