The Roadside Environment Team coordinates:
- Roadside Vegetation Management Programs.
- The Rest Area Management Program.
- Maintain Loadometers (Commercial Vehicle Monitoring Stations).
- Snow & Ice activities.
- Disaster & Emergency Response.
- Salt Stockpile.
- The Environmental Waste Management Program.
- Inmate Crews.
- Recycling Guardrail and other materials
- The Team also provides technology for enchancing both Vegetation Management and Snow & Ice activities.
The Roadside Environmental Team also oversees the Sign Shop and Recycling Center. The Sign Shop manufactures and distributes standard and specialty sheeting signs for statewide use. The Recycling Center recycles used guardrail and components by regalvanizing them for reuse on the roadway. The Department also reuses guardrail as cribbing for roadway slides.
Please be advised that we have added two additional Roadside Environment State Administrators to our Central Office Roadside Environment Staff. The new District assignments for these REDA folks are as follows:
Statewide Snow and Ice Coordinator; Liasison for MDSS Operations, RWIS Maintenance, Salt and Liquid Chloride Storage Facilities, AVL Operations and Management, and for Snow and Ice Training; Coordinator for the Central Office Snow and Ice Emergency Response Teams and for Retrofit Contract Truck needs.
Liaison to Districts 5,6,10 and 12; Coordinator for Mowing and Spraying Contracts; Coordinator for Emergency Management for the Division; Coordinator for Rest Area Repairs.
Liaison to Districts 3,4,7 and 9. Coordinator for the Louisville Underground Salt Storage Facility; Coordinator for Environment Management Issues and for Weigh Station Repairs.
Liaison for Correctional Facilities MOA Contracts; Contract Manager for Roadside Environment Contracts; Liaison for the Sign Shop and Bridge Yard Contracts and Inventory.
Liaison to Districts 1,2,8 and 11; Coordinator for Landscape Maintenance Plans, Landscape Permits, and Wildflower and Native Grass Plantings.
Please welcome these gentlemen when they come for a visit to your District and feel free to call our office at any time you have a question or concern relative to the Roadside Environment Program (vegetation management, rest area maintenance, snow and ice control) or other environmental aspects of the maintenance program.
RECYCLING SECTION (FORMERLY SIGN SHOP/BRIDGE LOT)
1224 Wilkinson Boulevard
David Wood: Recycling Section Supervisor
The Sign Shop manufactures and distributes standard and specialty signs for statewide use. The Recycling Center recycles used guardrail and components by regalvanizing them for reuse on the roadway. The Department also reuses guarderail as cribbing for roadway slides