The Preliminary Engineering Division is made up of 4 sections: Environmental Technical, Stormwater, Environmental Coordination, and Location. The Environmental Technical section prepares documents and obtains the environmental clearances for federally funded transportation projects. This office also obtains all environmental permits needed for transportation Projects.The Environmental Coordination Section promotes awareness within the ALDOT organization regarding the environmental activities conducted by various ALDOT offices and facilitates communication about ALDOT environmental activities with external stakeholders. The location section operates five statewide survey crews, manages aerial photography agreements, and operates the Global Positioning System (GPS) that utilizes satellite to establish ground control in remote areas

Wade D. Henry, PE is the assistant bureau chief of the Preliminary Engineering Division.

PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING KEY CONTACTS
Scott Rogers Environmental Coordination Engineer (334)353-6214 rogerssc@dot.state.al.us
John Ammons Stormwater Engineer (334)242-6105 ammonsj@dot.state.al.us
Natasha Clay Environmental Coordinator (334)242-6315 clayn@dot.state.al.us
Brian Ingram Location Engineer (334)242-6476 ingramb@dot.state.al.us
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