Utility Relocation Program Resources
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The Utility Relocation Program is managed within the Programs Unit of the Right of Way Section. The Right of Way Section is located under the Technical Services Branch of the Highway Division.
The Programs Unit, located in Salem, is responsible for assisting the regions, providing ODOT with specialized information, recommending proposed policy and establishing procedures in accordance with approved policy. The Programs Unit is also responsible for approving utility agreements and authorizing reimbursable utility work related to construction.
This website was developed to assist regions and ODOT consultants in the process of coordinating and mitigating utility impacts. This page has general information on policy and procedures with links to other utility related web sites. The Utility Forms Library page contains the detailed processes, forms, templates and examples necessary for a Utility Coordinator to accomplish the duties and activities necessary to certify a project.
The index links shown below will direct you to the information under that category.
Contacts and Informational Links
AG Letter of Counsel - Use of Highway Funds
Laws, Rules & Regulations Pertaining to the Utility Program
MOU between ODOT and USDA Forest Service
Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) specific to the Utility Relocation Program
Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) specific to the Utility Relocation Program
Oregon Supreme Court Ruling - Gas Tax Expenditures Involving Utilities