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The District Seven Environmental Office is a sub-section of the Planning and Engineering Department. This office is responsible for ensuring that federally-funded transportation projects undertaken within District 7 comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws.

Tricia Bishop, District 7 Environmental Coordinator, Tricia.Bishop@dot.ohio.gov

phone: (937) 497-6721

or write:

The Ohio Department of Transportation
Office of Environmental Services
1001 Saint Mary's Ave
Sidney, Ohio, 45365


The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is seeking public comments regarding the following projects. Click on a project name to access additional information about that project.

ODOT proposes to permit installation of turn lanes as the proposed Urbana school facility on US 68.  Land to accommodate the new right-of-way will be donated.  The proposed turn lanes will improve safety and reduce congestion at the new school facility.
ODOT proposes to acquire right-of-way at 2 existing culverts located in Auglaize & Mercer Counties.  The project is necessary to bring the existing culverts fully into the public right-of-way & allow for necessary maintenance on the deteriorated culverts.
ODOT proposes to rehabilitate the existing bridge on SR 273 over the Long Island Boat Channel in Indian Lake.  The project is necessary to address the deteriorated condition of the structure.  Traffic on SR 273 will be maintained.
The City of Troy proposes to resurface  segments of the Troy Recreation Tail; a signed detour will be provided during paving activities.  The project is necessary to address the deteriorated condition of the trail.
The City of Sidney proposes to undertake safety improvements on SR 47, from Fourth to Walnut.  The previously proposed roundabout and road diet have been eliminated from the proposed project.  The project will require minor acquisition from Highland Park.
ODOT will rehabilitate the LOG-US 33-0696 structure over Cherokee Man's Run & remove the substructure of the defunct LOG-US 33-0641L structure.  The project will address the deterioration of the 0696 structure and remove the unneeded 0641L structure.
ODOT proposes to undertake maintenance activities on bridges in Clark, Montgomery & Shelby Counties.  The project will require the closure of the pedestrian bridge over US 35 and Buckeye Street for up three weeks.  A pedestrian detour will be provided.
ODOT no longer operates the Annie Oakley Roadside Park as a rest area.  ODOT proposes to release the former Annie Oakley Roadside Park to the heirs of the original grantor, as provided for in the reversionary clause. 
Please send comments to the contact listed above.



 Public Involvement Meetings

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 Bike Trail Detours

Detour of GMRRT during resurfacing from Montgomery/Warren County line to Linden Avenue.

 Floodplain Notice - Statements of Findings

Bridge Rehabilitation and Removal
Trail Resurfacing
The environmental review, consultation and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated 12/11/2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.

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