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Right of Way Guidance

The Oregon Department of Transportation's Right of Way Section provides expertise in real estate and right of way matters to ODOT.

Responsibilities of section staff include:

Additional Materials

"Uniform Act Requirements for Non-Right-of-Way Professionals"

David Leighow of the Federal Highway Administration delivered an introductory presentation in August 2017.

Oregon Administrative Rules

  • OAR 35 - Right of Way and Real Property
  • OAR 57 - Permits for Development on Highway Right of Way

Oregon Revised Statutes

  • ORS 366 - Highways, Roads, Bridges, Ferries

​The American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials subcommittee on right-of-way, utilities and outdoor advertising control aims to improve the efficiency and quality of right of way and utility practices needed to provide effective transportation systems to the public.


Contact the Right of Way Section

4040 Fairview Industrial Drive, MS 2
Salem, Oregon 97302
Phone: 503-986-3600
Fax: 503-986-3625

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