Nebraska Department of Roads takes a proactive approach to ensure environmental commitments and mitigations made during the planning, NEPA and design phases are fulfilled during construction and maintenance phases. NDOR’s environmental stewardship initiative is facilitated by an innovative software application, called ECODatabase or ECOD. The software application supports broad environmental compliance requirements of the Agency. The application's evolution has allowed environmental permits and commitments associated with state and local projects to be addressed in one place. ECOD now supports the preparation and submittal of thousands of construction site inspections annually. The transition from paper to electronic inspections has allowed NDOR to more effectively document and distribute inspection reports to the appropriate stakeholders.
ECOD is delivering the commitment to environmental stewardship by: