District Planning Administrator:
Oversee section and work to improve coordination amongst other departments.
Coordinate the programming of all projects developed by ODOT, Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) and local governments for fiscal consistency with the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) and Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). Section is also responsible for project legislation, funding applications, project agreements and includes the District's Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Section. The district's GIS Section is responsible for producing the district's mapping and display needs, as well providing technical support and data queries for District 4's internal and external customers.
||Tom Buckler, GISP
||GIS/Plan Vault Coordinator
Identify future highway needs by performing and/or reviewing various planning studies. Administer Highway Safety Program (HSP). Coordinate request for new traffic control devices.
Obtain environmental clearance for transportation projects through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process and any applicable waterway permits.
||Envir. Specialist (MAH & TRU)
||Envir. Specialist (ATB & SUM)
||Envir. Specialist (POR & STA)
Structures and Pavement:
Evaluate pavement condition ratings (PCR) and bridge management system (BMS) to coordinate the selection, programming and scoping of projects in the Capital Improvement Plan.