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Speed Zones

In Oregon, speed zones are established either by statute (statutory speed), or through an engineering and traffic investigation (designated speed). State statutes give Oregon motorists the following statutory speed limits.

  • 15 mph - Alleys and narrow residential roadways
  • 20 mph - Business districts, school zones and some residential
  • 25 mph - Residential districts, public parks and ocean shores
  • 55 mph - Some open rural highways; and trucks on some interstate highways
  • 60 mph - Trucks on some interstate; and open rural highways
  • 65 mph - Passenger vehicles, light trucks, motor homes and light duty commercial vehicles on some interstate highways; some open rural highways; trucks on some interstate highways;
  • 70 mph - Passenger vehicles, light trucks, motor homes and light duty commercial vehicles on some interstate highways

See Oregon Revised Statute 811.105 and 811.111 for more details on statutory speeds.

Speed Zone Brochure

Frequently Asked Questions

Speed 70 miles per hour sign

Contact the Traffic Section

4040 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, MS5
Salem, Oregon 97302
Phone: 503-986-3568
Fax: 503-986-3749

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