The mission of the Office of Location and Environment (OLE) is to promote environmental stewardship, develop quality transportation projects, balance the needs of the public and the environment while ensuring environmental regulatory compliance, and provide services, guidance and training to promote employee health and safety.
OLE combines expertise from the engineering, environmental, historical, and scientific fields to help design road projects. OLE evaluates problem areas, proposes solutions and then works together to select the best option.
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The manual captures the experience of practitioners in the Iowa DOT's Office of Location and Environment.