Welcome to the Office of Environmental Services (OES) website
OES staff utilize an interdisciplinary scientific approach to providing education, training, technical expertise and policy development to federal, state and local governments for ODOT to achieve a safe, efficient and environmentally compliant intermodal transportation system while encouraging best practices and pro-actively working toward consensus among transportation interests.
OES achieves its goals and objectives through the dedicated work of staff who monitor and implement environmental laws, rules and regulations through ODOT's environmental, design, construction and maintenance programs in support of the department's Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) while encouraging best practices and pro-actively working toward consensus among transportation interests.
Goals & Strategies
To develop policy and direction for integrating environmental decisions into all operations within ODOT.
To efficiently and effectively guide transportation projects through ODOT's program by providing interdisciplinary review and ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal goals and regulations.
To educate and train ODOT and agency personnel, consultants and the public on the State's environmental requirements as they pertain to transportation projects.