The Traffic-Roadway Section administers the HSIP to encourage engineering improvements that address identified safety needs. This federally funded program requires each state to identify hazardous locations on all public roads, assign priorities for necessary corrections at these locations, and establish a schedule of improvement projects. Contact the Traffic - Roadway Section, (503) 986-3572
Deviations to the MUTCD are published in the Oregon Supplement to the MUTCD and made for justifiable reasons such as instances where Oregon law deviates from the MUTCD. These deviations are adopted through the OAR process and by permission of the FHWA. Contact the Traffic Investigations Engineer, 503-986-3580.
The school zone laws and the Oregon/federal Safe Routes to School Program are included in this school zone guide. Please note the changes to the crossing guard/school patrol vests and flag requirements.
Contact the Traffic Engineering Services Unit, 503-986-3594
The primary purpose of this manual is to provide our customers and new employees with information regarding practices, procedures, and the ODOT organization. The manual will also clarify roles and responsibilities, as well as provide information that may be required when considering traffic control changes. This manual includes information on where to find policies, procedures, warrants. The manual should not be regarded as policy, rather it should be used for information and training. Contact the Traffic Investigations Engineer, 503-986-3580.
(Updated: June 2007) Contact the Traffic Engineering Services Unit, 503-986-3573.
A history of Oregon State cooperation with Oregon cities and counties to share installation, maintenance, and operating costs for traffic signals and roadway illumination at intersections or interchanges between state highways and city streets or county roads. Contact the Traffic Standards and Asset Management Unit, 503-986-3584.
A full description of all Oregon State and Federal Hwys. and Routes within Oregon. Contact the Traffic Engineering Services Unit, 503-986-3608.
Additional general information and publications may be found at the following discipline pages: