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Proposed Rail Division Rules

These proposed rule changes are open for public comment. Please send your written comments to the ODOT Rules Coordinator.

Oregon Railroad Hazardous Materials Transportation Rules

ODOT's Rail Division worked with its rulemaking advisory comittee to draft amendments to Division 510 rules relating to the transportation of hazardous materials by rail. This rulemaking modernizes existing rules, establishes the roles and responsibilities for communications and notifications of hazardous materials transport by rail, incident response, and aligns Oregon's rules with federal regulations.

Proposed Rule Text          Notice Forms

Rules to be adopted: 741-510-0015, 741-510-0025, 741-510-0035, 741-510-0045, 741-510-0050
Rules to be amended: 741-510-0010, 741-510-0020
Rules to be repealed: 741-510-0030, 741-510-0040

Deadline for public comment: May 12, 2015 at noon
Presentation to OTC: June 18, 2015
Anticipated date of OTC approval: July 17, 2015

PUBLIC HEARING DATES, TIMES AND LOCATIONS:

Blue Mountain Community College, Room ST200
2411 NW Carden Avenue, Pendleton OR
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
3:00 pm or 6:00 pm
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Deschutes Public Library, Brooks Room
601 Wall Street, Bend OR
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
3:00 pm or 6:00 pm
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Klamath Community College, Room H138
7390 S Sixth Street, Klamath Falls OR
Thursday, May 7, 2015
3:00 pm or 6:00 pm
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Keizer City Hall, Room Iris B
930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer OR
Monday, May 11, 2015
3:00 pm or 6:00 pm

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Recently Closed Rail 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 Rail Division rules at this time.

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Recently Adopted Rail Division Rules

Rule changes that have been adopted approximately within the last six months.

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Published Rail Division Rules

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