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Proposed Highway Division Rules

These proposed rule changes are open for public comment. Please send your written comments to the ODOT Rules Coordinator.
There are no proposed Highway Division rules at this time.
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Recently Closed Highway Division Rules

These proposals are no longer open for public comment. The Oregon Transportation Commission will consider approval of these rule changes at its next meeting.

There are no recently closed Highway Division rules at this time.

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Recently Adopted Highway Division Rules

These rule changes were adopted approximately within the last six months.

Removing Personal Property from Illegal Campsites on State Highway Rights of Way

This temporary rule amendment clarifies that the procedure outlined in OAR 734-035-0010 through 734-035-0040 pertains to the removal of personal property specifically from illegal campsites that come to be located on state highway property that is not closed to public entry under OAR 734-035-0200.

Final Rule Text         Filing Certificate

Rule amended: 734-035-0010
Date filed: June 25, 2014
Effective: June 25, 2014 through December 21, 2014

Designation and Posting of Department Real Property as Closed to Public Entry

This temporary rule is intended to enable ODOT to safeguard designated areas outside of the travel surface, shoulders, and ditches of state highways against unauthorized public access, provide clarity and direction to ODOT staff, remedy existing unsanitary or unsafe conditions, and facilitate ODOT and contractor access to perform work to construct, operate and maintain the State of Oregon’s transportation infrastructure.

Rule adopted: 734-035-0200
Refiled to correct errors: August 20, 2014
Effective: August 20, 2014 through December 21, 2014

Highway Approach Permitting, Access Control, and Access Management Standards

These rule revisions implement Chapter 476, OL 2013 and correct errors, update references, and improve clarity of meaning. These permanent rules replace temporary rules that went into effect January 1, 2014.

Final Rule Text          Filing Certificate

Rules adopted: 734-051-1065, 734-051-3015
Rules amended: 734-051-1030, 734-051-1040, 734-051-1070, 734-051- 2010, 734-051-2020, 734-051-3010, 734-051-3020, 734-051-3040, 734-051-3050, 734-051-3060, 734-051-3070, 734-051-4020, 734-051-5060, 734-051-5120, 734-051-7010
Rules repealed: 734-051-8010(T), 734-051-8015(T), 734-051-8020(T), 734-051-8025(T), 734-051- 8030(T)
Date filed: June 25, 2014
Effective date: June 30, 2014

Speed Limits on Interstate Highways

This amendment allows small changes to the locations of boundaries of current designated speeds (i.e. 55 mph and 60 mph sections) and streamlines the process for establishing new designations of speeds up to one mile in length to improve safety.

Final Rule Text          Filing Certificate

Rule amended: 734-020-0010
Filed and effective: February 21, 2014

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Published Highway Division Rules

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