NJDOT recognizes the importance of the
environment. NJDOT has developed or adopted environmental policies
ranging from soil and erosion control to highway noise management.
Presented here are NJDOT policies and FHWA guidance concerning environmental
Traffic Noise, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal
- NJDOT has issued its Traffic
Noise Management Policy
and Noise Wall Design
projects that begin
on or after July
1, 2011 shall follow
this policy and guideline.
- NJDOT has issued a standards for Soil
- NJDOT has issued guidance (pdf 5.3m)for identifying and addressing the effects of transportation actions on social and economic considerations as required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Federal Highway Administration Environmental Review Requirements. The guidance includes an overview of relevant laws, policies and methods for assessing socioeconomic impacts.
- NJDOT submits permit applications for its various projects and
maintains a table
of these permits by Project Number (UPC).
NJDOT follows environmental research. Presented here is the Environmental
Research in Progress Report. This report was prepared by The
Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE). Their mission
is "to provide a systematic index to environmental research in progress
of interest to the transportation community." The CTE Home Page
presents "Events of Interest", Web broadcasts of teleconferences
View Environmental Research in Progress Report
Download Environmental Research in Progress
Report (zip 953k)
Other Environmental Documents are on the Our Projects and the Environment page.