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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.

The City of Greenville proposes to undertake pedestrian and related improvements on North Broadway Street, from the traffic circle to Magnolia Drive.
Darke County Parks has requested a limited access permit to construct a segment of multi-use trail under US 127 at Bridge Creek, within limited access right-of-way.  The permit is necessary to construct a planned extension of the Tecumseh Trail.
The Mercer Co Engineer proposes to improve Philothea Rd in Butler & Granville Twps.  The project will include minor widening from SR118 to Carthagena Rd and is being undertaken to address substandard lane & shoulder widths, clear zones, and turn radii.
The City of Dayton proposes to undertake multi-modal improvements on Wayne Avenue from East Fourth to East Fifth and on East Fourth from St. Clair to Wayne Avenue.  This will include restriping of the roadway to provide bike lanes.
ODOT, the Ohio Rail Development Commission, and Ametek Inc. propose to eliminate the existing at-grade railroad crossing on US33, east of the intersection with Cemetery Road.  The project is necessary to eliminate a safety hazard on US 33.
Dayton proposes to extend the Great Miami River Rec. Trail from behind the UD Softball Complex, along the Great Miami River, to connect with West River Road.  The project will provide approxi. one mile of design standard multi-use trail.
Moraine proposes to resurface Main Street from Lyleburn Road to Springboro Pike.  The project is necessary to address the deteriorated condition of the roadway pavement. The project will also include upgrades to curb ramps, to meet ADA requirements.
ODOT proposes to improve SR 741 from SR 725 to the north Miamisburg Corporate Limit.  The project will include roadway resurfacing, sidewalks, and curb & gutter.  The project is necessary to maintain the roadway and improve pedestrian access.
Please send comments to the contact listed above.




 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

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.

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