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Utility Relocation Program Resources

 

This website assists 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 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.
  • Approving utility agreements and authorizing reimbursable utility work related to construction.

 

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.

Use the Links below for further information.

BUY AMERICA 

 "Buy America"
Important information regarding Buy America. Please read.
 

 

CONTACTS & INFORMATIONAL LINKS

 

Utility Relocation Program Contact List for each Region

 

HIGHWAY PERMITS (UTILITY PERMITS)

 Utility Permits

 

LEGAL REFERENCES

AG Letter of Counsel - Use of Highway Funds

Laws, Rules & Regulations Pertaining to the Utility Program

 
 

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

LOCAL PUBLIC AGENCY PROJECTS


Local Public Agency Projects 

 

POLICY & GUIDES


ODOT/FHWA Reimbursement Policy (23 CFR 645A)

Reimbursement Policy Derivation

Utility Relocation Guide, updated December 2015

Chapter 10, Right of Way Manual (Utility Section) updated June 2016.

 

PROGRAM LINKS, EXTERNAL

 

AASHTO Utility Program


 

BPA Power Company Map (new)​


Code of Federal Regulations


Dig Safely, Common Ground Alliance


FHWA


FHWA SUE


Oregon Blue Book


Oregon Railroads


Oregon Utility Coordinating Council (OUCC)


Oregon Utility Notification Center (OUNC)


Underground Focus Magazine


Utility Notification Center (UNC)


Utility Program Guide, FHWA

 

 

PROGRAM LINKS, INTERNAL

 

Bureau of Reclamation Facilities by State: Oregon

Construction Manual, Chapter 24: Work Done by Utilities


Design Manual


Digital Video Log


Geometronics, Links to County Surveyors Offices


ODOT Maps - State, City, County, Region, District


Office of Maintenance 

 


Schedule of Contract Lettings


Standard Specifications, Section 150:50 - Cooperation with Utilities


STIP (State Transportation Improvement Program)


Transportation Data


Transportation Data Public Road Inventory

 


 
 
 
SUBSUFACE UTILITY ENGINEERING (SUE)
 

For information on Subsurface Utility Engineering click the link below:

 

 

 

UTILITY FORMS LIBRARY

 
Utility Forms Library