Lou Mincek P.E., District Construction Administrator
The District 12 Construction department is responsible for assuring that all construction contracts are completed in a safe, timely and economic manner. Responsibilities include quality assurance that all materials and items constructed are in accordance with the plans and specifications. Additional responsibilities include LPA project oversight and verification that all Prevailing Wage and EEO regulations are adhered to.
The Construction Department consists of:
Testing supervises the operation, personnel and testing activities of the District’s Bituminous Concrete and Aggregate Laboratory and also the field Bituminous Concrete Laboratories at producers’ plants during the production of material for state projects. Contact: Danielle Sheppa (216) 584-2170
The mission of the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Program is to take result oriented steps to ensure equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Prevailing Wage Coordinators ensure fair treatment of the employees as defined by the Civil Rights Act. Compliance reviews are conducted with contractors working on ODOT projects, and construction practices are examined to make sure that employees are paid prevailing wage according to federal law. Minorities and women are hired according to federal and state goals in order to increase diversity, and employees are trained and treated equally. Contacts:
The Local Public Agency program is a partnership between Federal Highway (FHWA), Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Local Public Agencies (LPA) to develop, plan, and construct projects with Federal, State and Local funds. Contact: Gary Nowac (216) 584-2173