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Region 5 Tech Center
The Region 5 Technical Center is a group of professionals demonstrating a vast wealth of knowledge and experience, independent and creative thinking, risk-taking, enthusiasm, and team effectiveness in accomplishing our objectives.
These objectives are to provide technical support and expertise and a communication conduit for all stakeholders in order to develop high quality highway projects; ensure regulatory compliance; collect and analyze field data; maintain and enhance highway safety; while achieving the highest mobility rating, to enhance and protect Oregon's economy and improve the traveling public's highway driving experience.
Our devotion and commitment to public service and fiscal responsibility enables us to ensure fair and objective treatment to all customers; protect Oregon's natural resources and state assets; provide technical oversight; ensure the responsible use of condemnation; and support multi-modal transportation through consistency and excellent leadership both today and for future generations.
The Region 5 Technical Center has approximately 52 employees.  Our main office is located in La Grande with staff located in Pendleton and Ontario.


Region 5 Tech Center
3012 Island Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850
(541) 963-3177
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Stephanie Anderson
Tech Center/Geology/Environmental/Manager
(541) 963-1373
George Bornstedt
Bridge Lead
(541) 963-1595
Jeff Wise
Traffic Lead
(541) 963-1902
Thomas Wallace
Traffic/Roadway Manager
(5541) 963-1342
Tim Rynearson
Right-of-Way & Survey Manager
(541) 963-1359
Sharon McKern
Tech Center Office Coordinator
(541) 963-7552