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Right of Way Engineering Group
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One of the main functions of the Right of Way Engineering Group is to provide unique expertise to the five Regions and consultants for the preparation of Right of Way Drawings and property descriptions.  The group is responsible for maintaining and promoting the standards and practices of the Right of Way discipline and provides training to ODOT and consultants in
Right of Way Engineering. 
 
Other responsibilities of the Right of Way Engineering Group includes: preparation of descriptions for the sale, leasing or renting of ODOT owned property for the Right of Way Section, preparation of exhibits for the jurisdictional transfer of obsolete segments of the state highway system to cities or counties, preparation of drawings and descriptions for Highway Corridor and Design Resolution for the realignment of state highways and prepares exhibit drawings for the Department of Justice for use in legal proceedings involving land acquisition for ODOT. 
 
They also serve as a resource to ODOT and other State agencies, local governments and the public on Right of Way drawings and descriptions and assist in determining existing right of way widths and alignments and the agency’s property rights. 
 

Staff
 
 
Scott Morrison, PLS
Lead Right of Way Surveyor
Ph: (503) 986-3672
Paul Morin, PLS
Survey Support Specialist
Ph: (503) 986-3034
 
 

Resources

 
Links
 Manuals & Instructions
 Files
 Directions to TLC Geometronics Manuals   Download Page 
 Assessor's Maps (ORMAP) Standards Documents  
 County Recording Reference  
 Request Copies of "Right of Way Files"    
 ODOT Right of Way Section    
 Maps and Plans Center    
 Index of Rail Road Maps (Directory)