Central Region
Last Updated: Aug 6, 2015
Map of the Central Region showing the states listed previously
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio (Office of Hazardous Materials Safety), Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
PHMSA Hazardous Materials Safety
Central Region Office
2300 East Devon Avenue, Suite 478
Des Plaines, IL 60018-4696
847-294-8590 (Fax)
PHMSA Pipeline Safety
Central Region Office
901 Locust Street, Suite 462
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-329-3831 (Fax)

The Central Regional Offices, based in Kansas City, MO, and Des Plaines, IL, are comprised of personnel from the Office of Pipeline Safety and the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety. The offices are charged with overseeing the safe and secure movement of daily shipments of hazardous materials by all modes of transportation, as well as ensuring the safe, reliable, and environmentally sound operation of the nation's pipeline infrastructure.

The area of responsibility for this region is listed above; however, the jurisdiction of PHMSA staff is nationwide and not limited to their regional area of responsibility.

Hazardous Materials Safety Office:
Des Plaines, Illinois
Office of Hazardous
Materials Enforcement


Hazmat Safety Assistance Team (HMSAT):

Mark Razny, Office number: 847-294-8584

For a listing of all other personnel, please see the Hazmat Organization Chart (PDF)

Pipeline Safety Office:
Kansas City, Missouri
Office of Pipeline Safety


Outreach: Community Assistance and Technical Services (CATS):

Harold Winnie, 816-329-3836