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Background
 
Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, also known as MAP-21, authorizes federal highway, transit and safety programs through September 30, 2014. The bill makes significant changes to federal surface transportation programs and policies.
 
Report on MAP-21's Implications for Oregon
 
 
 
 
National Highway System Expansion

 

MAP-21 attempts to standardize the National Highway System (NHS) across states by expanding the NHS to include urban and rural principal arterials, the main thoroughfares that carry most traffic. This expansion added approximately 600 miles of routes to the NHS in Oregon as of October 1, 2012.  About three quarters of the new NHS miles are on state highways operated by ODOT, while about one quarter are on local roads.

For more information, visit ODOT's National Highway System Expansion webpage.

 
Contact Information

 

For more information, contact Travis Brouwer, ODOT federal affairs advisor

(503) 986-3448.