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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
  
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.
  
ODOT proposes to acquire 10A off SR72 south of Springfield in Clark County for construction of a new full service ODOT county garage and park & ride lot.  Upon completion of the new facility, the former garage site will be closed and offered for sale.
  
ODOT proposes to acquire 9.368A in Indian Lake Ind. Park, south of Russell’s Point in Logan Co.  A new ODOT outpost will be constructed at this location.  After completion, the existing obsolete outpost will be closed & offered for sale.
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 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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