Skip to the content

Webster Street Bridge Replacement NEPA Documentation

Dayton, OH

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s bridge inventory in September 2011 gave the historic Webster Street Bridge in Dayton, Ohio a general appraisal rating of four, which is considered poor, triggering its replacement. As part of the planning process for replacement of the bridge, EMH&T completed an Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Screening, Level 1 Ecological Survey Report, Section 4(f) documentation for recreational resources, Cultural Resources studies, Nationwide Permit, and Categorical Exclusion (NEPA) Level 3 document. The project required special Section 106 coordination to obtain regulatory approval for the removal of the bridge, which is a National Register of Historic Preservation (NRHP) eligible structure. In addition, on the basis of information obtained during the ESA Screening, EMH&T concluded that there were properties with recognized environmental concerns within or near the area that would warrant Phase I ESA investigations with respect to the activities proposed to be conducted in association with the proposed improvement. EMH&T completed the Phase I ESA, and coordinated the subsequent Phase II ESA investigations, allowing for completion of final design and right-of-way acquisition phases of the project.

Let’s connect.

There’s an easy way to see how we can help. Let’s talk about it.

Contact us