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Division of Planning
Office of Environmental Services

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.

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

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Section 106September 9, 2015This 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)September 10, 2015                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.
NEPA - Managing the Environmental and Project Development Process TrainingSept. 14-18, 2015​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
Categorical ExclusionOct. 6-7, 2015This 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.
Environmental Site AssessmentOct. 13, 2015This one day training course is an overview of ODOT's Environmental Site Assessment Guidelines and its implementation as part of the NEPA process.
Ecological TrainingOctober 21, 2015This 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.
Waterway PermitsOctober 22, 2015​Focusing on the Waterway Permits process, topics include relevant environmental laws, application process, timeliness and the roles of regulatory agencies in the process.
Project Development Process (PDP)Nov. 19, 2015This course provides a comprehensive view of the Ohio Department of Transportation’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
Public InvolvementNovember 24, 2015​This 1-day training class is based on ODOT's new public involvement manual.
Purpose & NeedTo be announcedThis 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.
Registration will open soon.



​Valoria Slaughter
(614) 466-7100


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