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.
Identify future highway needs for access management, congestion, safety and operation and how to address these needs by means of performing and/or reviewing various studies. Administer Highway Safety Program (HSP). Coordinate request for new traffic control devices. This section is also responsible for requests and inquiries
for New or Revised Traffic Control Devices. However,
requests and inquiries related to maintenance and operation of
existing Traffic Control Devices should be submitted to
Michelle Chaney, P.E. (330-786-2267) in the Highway Management Administration
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.