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Indiana Department of Transportation

INDOT > About INDOT > Central Office > Environmental Services > Environmental Policy Environmental Policy

The Environmental Policy Office is dedicated to ensuring that INDOT is compliant with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and hazardous material requirements. The Office is responsible for red flag surveys, Phase I & II site assessments, asbestos inspections, remediation of contamination of discovered during construction, noise barrier assessments, air quality reviews, and the preparation/review of NEPA documents.

Within Environmental Policy there are two units: Document Review and Hazardous Materials. The Document Review Unit is responsible for ensuring that Indiana’s transportation projects comply with federal and state requirements for environmental documentation, including NEPA, the Indiana Environmental Policy Act, and associated regulations. The unit prepares and reviews Environmental Impact Statements, Environmental Assessments, and Categorical Exclusions. 

The Hazardous Materials Unit is responsible for responding to questions regarding the transportation, storage, and disposal of Hazardous materials and wastes associated with INDOT construction projects. This unit provides advice on hazardous materials policy, operations, and regulation as well as providing a link between IDEM, consultants, the public, and INDOT project staff.  In addition, it prepares and reviews Red Flag Investigations, Phase I Investigations, and Phase II investigations for INDOT projects.

Environmental Policy Manuals 

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2008 Procedural Manual for Environmental Studies 

Categorical Exclusion (CE) Preparation Manual – Last updated July, 2013   

Project Development Tools

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Water Quality Information

Air Quality Information

Policy Background

Hazardous Materials Information  

Noise Information

Environmental Policy Facts

Contact Information

Ken McMullen
Manager-Environmental Policy
Indiana Department of Transportation
100 N. Senate Ave. IGCN 642
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-233-1164
kmcmullen@indot.in.gov