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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.state.oh.us

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.

  
Description
  
On behalf of Ohio History Connection, ODOT will microplane and resurface the existing parking areas and drives at the Neil Armstrong Museum.  The Museum has been proposed for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
  
The Clark County Engineer proposes to resurface Dayton-Springfield Road from the Enon Corporate Limits to Innisfallen Avenue.  The project will also include culvert maintenance activities.  The project is necessary to maintain the roadway.
  
On behalf of Ohio History Connection, ODOT will microplane and resurface the existing parking areas and drives at Johnston Farms.  Johnston Farms and the associated Miami & Erie Canal lock system are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 
  
Dayton will construct multi-use trails within Highland and Cleveland Parks.  The project will expand bicycle-friendly routes.   The project, which will improve recreational features at these parks, is considered to have a de minimis effect on the parks.
  
MCTID will provide a multi-use trail connection between two existing trailheads.  The project will extend along Medlar at the Elementary and through the Miamisburg Soccer Complex.  The project will have de minimis effect on the Complex.
  
ODOT proposes to rehabilitate two culvert systems carrying SR 49 over Dry Run and a tributary of Dry Run in the City of Trotwood.  The project is necessary to maintain the culverts.
  
The City of Springfield proposes to replace the superstructure of the Lowry Avenue Bridge over the Little Miami Scenic Trail.  The project will require the temporary detour of the Trail.  The project is necessary to address the bridge deterioration.
  
The City of Greenville proposes to improve Sweitzer and Fourth.  The project will include minor road widening, new curb & gutter, new sidewalks, and water/sewer upgrades.  The project is necessary to address the deteriorated infrastructure.
  
The Mercer Co. Engineer proposes to improve St. Johns Rd.  The project will include minor widening from 1500' south of SR 119 to 820' north of Amsterdam Rd.  The project will address substandard lane & shoulder widths, clear zones, and turn radii.
  
The Montgomery Co. Engineer proposes to address the deteriorated condition & design deficiencies of the historic Keowee St Bridge over the Great Miami River in Dayton.  Based on the analysis of alternatives, the preferred alternative is replacement.
  
The City of Dayton proposes to construct a multi-use trail between the existing Stillwater River Trail and Frederick Pike.  The project is necessary to provide a trail connection for residents of the Northridge Estates to the Trail.
  
ODOT proposes to replace the existing Piqua-Troy Road bridge over Interstate 75 in Staunton Township.  The project is necessary to provide acceptable vertical clearance on Interstate 75.
Please send comments to the contact listed above.
 

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 NEPA

 
 The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 - NEPA - is the federal environmental legislation that drives OES activities. Although there is state legislation, other federal legislation, federal and state guidance, policies and procedures that we adhere to. NEPA is the legislation all other legislation follows.
 

 Bike Trail Detours

 
  
Description
  
The Miami & Erie Canal Towpath will be detoured during its reconstruction by the Village of New Bremen.
  
The Great Miami River Recreation Trail through downtown Dayton will be detoured for up to three years, beginning in late 2012.  The detour is necessary to allow for the I-75 Modernization Project.
  
The Sidney Bike Trail, connecting Tawawa Park and Custenborder Field, will be detoured during the replacement of the SR 47 bridge over Tawawa Creek.
 

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