Region 2 is home to nearly 200 miles of U.S. 101.
The Oregon Coast Highway is a destination, a historic and cultural resource, and a challenge to maintain with landslides, hurricane force winds and more than 90 inches of rain per year.
The highway and the people who live along it and use it are often in the news.
Visit our U.S. 101 page
to learn more.
Region 2 comprises Lane, Linn, Benton, Lincoln, Polk, Marion, Yamhill, Tillamook, Clatsop, Columbia, southern Clackamas and western Washington counties.
Region 2 has over 5,100 lane miles of state highways, with 868 bridges, including five movable bridges, and five tunnels, comprising 25% of the State's total highway miles.
Region 2 also has 860 miles of railroads, seven deep-water ports and two major Cascade mountain passes (Santiam and Willamette).