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Highway Division Rulemaking Actions

Proposed Highway Division Rules

These proposed rule changes are open for public comment. Please send your written comments to the ODOT Rules Coordinator.

Variable Speed Zones; Locations and Criteria

Minor edits have been made to 734-020-0018, adding an acronym and changing the number of years records must be retained. As amended, 734-020-0019 will establish locations of variable speed limits on the Old Oregon Trail Highway (I-84) in the Baker Valley area. This amendment also significantly modifies the criteria for changing speeds and provides descriptions for congestion subsystem, weather subsystem, manual intervention and general conditions.

Proposed Rule Text          Notice Forms

Rules to be amended: 734-020-0018, 734-020-0019
Last date for public comment: October 21, 2015
Anticipated date of OTC approval: November 13, 2015

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Recently Closed Highway Division Rules

Proposed rules in this section are no longer open for public comment. The Oregon Transportation Commission will consider approval of these rule changes at its next meeting.

There are no recently closed Highway Division rules at this time.

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Recently Adopted Highway Division Rules

These rule changes were adopted approximately within the last six months.

Locations of Speed Limits on Interstate Highways

ORS 810.180 authorizes the Department of Transportation to conduct speed zone investigations and set speeds on most public roads, including interstate highways. ODOT has amended OAR 734-020-0011 to move the location of a 65 mph to 55 mph speed limit transition as allowed under 734-020-0010(3).

Final Rule Text          Filing Certificate

Rules amended: 734-020-0010, 734-020-0011
Filed and effective: May 26, 2015

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Published Highway Division Rules

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