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Sign Policy and Guidelines, 2023 Edition

2023 Update Overview

The Oregon Department of Transportation provides and maintains signs on the state highway system including:

  • Directional
  • Regulatory
  • Warning
  • Informational

Our sign policy incorporates related laws and guidance from both state and federal levels, along with engineering judgement.

Older updates are available upon request.

​November 2018 - Policy | Change Overview

​March 2022 - Policy | Change Overview​​

Contact the Traffic Standards Unit

4040 Fairview Industrial Drive, MS 5
Salem, Oregon 97302
Phone: 503-986-3568
Fax: 503-986-4063

Program Lead

Phone: 503-986-4013

Update Notifications

Updates to the sign policy are posted electronically only. If you would like to receive notice via email when updates are posted, email us at with your name and email address.

Please use the sign policy email address for distribution requests. All other inquiries should be sent to the Traffic Standards Unit or the designated program lead.

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