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Sign Policy & Guidelines


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

  • Directional
  • Regulatory
  • Warning
  • Informational

ODOT's Sign Policy incorporates related laws and guidance from both state and federal levels, along with engineering judgement.

Update Notifications

Updates to the Sign Policy are posted electronically only. If you would like to receive notice via email when updates are posted, please submit your name and email address to

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.

Policy Updates

Current Updates to the ODOT Sign Policy


Archived ​Updates to the ODOT Sign Policy



Older updates are available upon request. Please contact the Traffic Standards Unit.

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

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