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1 Practice: Washington State Ferries Creosote Removal Initiative
Categories: Environmental Stewardship & Streamlining
Habitat/Ecosystem Connectivity & Conservation
Hazardous Waste & Brownfields
Stormwater, The Clean Water Act, & Section 404
Wildlife and Threatened & Endangered Species
State: Washington
Organization: Washington State Department of Transportation
Contact: Tim Smith
Title: Director of Terminal Engineering
Email: smitht@wsdot.wa.gov
Phone: (206) 515-3701
Description: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Washington State Ferries (WSF), in order to improve water quality in Puget Sound, embarked on a project to remove creosote-treated tim ...[click for more]
Related Documentation: http://wwwcf.fhwa.dot.gov/exit.cfm?link=http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Environment/HazMat/wasterecycle.htm#creostoe
Last Updated: March 11, 2014
2 Practice: Environmental GIS Workbench
Categories: GIS and Spatial Data
Linking Planning and NEPA
Wildlife and Threatened & Endangered Species
State: Washington
Organization: Washington State Department of Transportation
Contact: Elizabeth Lanzer
Title: Environmental Information Program Manager
Email: lanzere@wsdot.wa.gov
Phone: 360-705-7476
Description: Washington State and Washington State DOT (WSDOT) have become national leaders in the development of innovative methods for sharing geographic data about environmental conditions and natural resource management. Within WSDOT, the Environmental section within the agency’s GIS Workbench provides a key role in this area. The WSDOT GIS Workbench is a custom built, database-driven internal application that provides customized views of the agency’s shared GIS data library for various business purposes, including environmental review and documentation. The Environmental Information Program provides data administration, user training and helpdesk support for the agency’s Environmental GIS users. Approximately 400 environmental and natural resource GIS datasets are available through the GIS Workbench. These data are acquired and updated, documentation is updated and posted, and then customized map displays are developed and made available through the GIS Workbench so that the data is ready to use in corridor planning, project scoping, environmental permit applications, and other documentation like biological assessments. The GIS Workbench’s environmental section has become a standard operating tool for effective and efficient environmental review. The Environmental Information Program’s on-going support to keep the data updated, to incorporate additional data for new requirements, and to update and train end users about the available data has been crucial to the success of the GIS Workbench.
Related Documentation: http://wwwcf.fhwa.dot.gov/exit.cfm?link=http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Environment/GIS/workbench.htm
Last Updated: March 11, 2014
3 Practice: Alternatives in Roadside Vegetation Management in Washington State
Category: Roadside Vegetation & Invasive Species
State: Washington
Organization: Washington State Department of Transportation
Contact: Raymond Willard
Title: Roadside Maintenance Program Manager
Email: willarr@wsdot.wa.gov
Phone: (360)-705-7865
Description: The Alternatives in Roadside Vegetation Management report documents the costs, outcomes and recommendations resulting from 43 individual case studies of roadside vegetation alternatives alongside Wash ...[click for more]
Related Documentation: http://wwwcf.fhwa.dot.gov/exit.cfm?link=http://www.wadot.wa.gov/Research/Reports/700/736.1.htm
Last Updated: March 11, 2014
4 Practice: Washington State Department of Transportation Fish Passage Program
Categories: Environmental Stewardship & Streamlining
Habitat/Ecosystem Connectivity & Conservation
Interagency Funded Positions
Wildlife and Threatened & Endangered Species
State: Washington
Organization: Washington State Department of Transportation
Contact: Paul Wagner
Title: Biology Branch Manager
Email: wagnerp@wsdot.wa.gov
Phone: (360) 705-7406
Description: In 1991, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) partnered to restore aquatic ecosystems by improving fish passage and s ...[click for more]
Last Updated: March 10, 2014
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