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Each training course is specially designed to provide the latest regulatory requirements and updates on the ODOT process for completing NEPA documents for transportation projects.

Registration for all OES classes will open approximately 60-90 days prior to the class start date. Please sign up for the OES Mailing list (in the right column of this page) to receive notices when registration opens. Please check back if the class you were interested in is full. Additional classes are being scheduled soon.

For more detail about classes, click on Class Name below:

  
  
  
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Section 106March 15, 2017This one-day course is an overview of the implementing of regulations of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Section 4(F) & 6(f)March 16, 2017         Topics will include CFR 774 Section 4(f), nationwide and FHWA/ODOT programmatic agreements, use of the handbook and appropriate checklists and the writing and assembly of approvable Section 4(f)/6(f) documents.
Project Development Process (PDP)April 19, 2017This course provides a comprehensive view of ODOT's Project Development Process (PDP) and will provide participants with an understanding of the decision elements of the PDP and how to make project decisions within the PDP.

Registration closed. Class is full.

Categorical ExclusionApril 5-6, 2017This is a two-day training course designed for consultants, local public agencies, and ODOT staff working on environmental documents for state and local transportation projects.

Registration closed. Class is full.

Environmental Update MeetingMay 9, 2017Meeting

Registration open soon.

Purpose & NeedMay 10, 2017This 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.
Public InvolvementMay 17, 2017​This 1-day training class is based on ODOT's new public involvement manual.
NEPA - Managing the Environmental and Project Development Process TrainingJune 12-16, 2017​This is a one-week class designed to help Project Managers gain a better understanding of the various aspects of planning and project development and to guide them in making better NEPA process decisions when working on transportation projects

Registration open soon.

Ecological TrainingOctober 18, 2017This training is an overview of ecological documentation and coordination with an emphasis on the methods and techniques required for completion of ecological survey reports (ESRs) for ODOT projects.

Registration open soon.

Waterway PermitsOctober 19, 2017​Focusing on the Waterway Permits process, topics include relevant environmental laws, application process, timeliness and the roles of regulatory agencies in the process.

Registration open soon.


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The Office of Environmental Services provides Toolkits to accompany most, not all, training courses that we offer. Toolkits are closely aligned with the class curriculum plan as well as providing helpful links to partner agencies such as FHWA and AASTHO. And, in many cases, toolkits provide supplemental information to OES manuals.

The following training courses have associated Toolkits:

Categorical Exclusion Updated Sept. 2016

Ecological Updated Feb. 2017

Waterway Permits Updated Feb. 2017

Section 106 Updated March 2017

Section 4(f) & 6(f) Updated March 2017

Purpose & Need Updated May 2016

NEPA Updated Sept. 2015

Public Involvement Updated Nov. 2016

Project Development Process Updated Mar. 2017

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​Valoria Slaughter
Valoria.Slaughter@dot.ohio.gov
(614) 466-7100