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ODOT History

In 2013, the Oregon Department of Transportation celebrated its 100th anniversary. During that “century of service,” the department has seen dramatic changes in the way we travel and the routes we travel on. From horse-drawn road scrapers to today’s computer-operated machinery and solar highways, the people, events and technology that have molded the paths we’ve taken each have a unique story to tell.

Join us to explore some glimpses of Oregon transportation history!


Laura Wilt
 ODOT Library

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Horse teams, Toothrock Viaduct
Columbia River Highway, 1915

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