ORS 366.005¹

As used in this chapter and in ORS chapter 367, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Chief engineer” or “engineer” means the person designated by the director under ORS 184.628 (Chief engineer).

(2) “Commission” means the Oregon Transportation Commission.

(3) “Department” means the Department of Transportation.

(4) “Director” means the Director of Transportation.

(5) “Federal funds” means any funds provided by the United States for cooperative road work with states, counties, cities or other municipal subdivisions of the state under Acts of Congress enacted for those purposes.

(6) “Highway” means every public way, road, street, thoroughfare and place, including bridges, viaducts and other structures within the boundaries of this state, open, used or intended for use of the general public for vehicles or vehicular traffic as a matter of right.

(7) “Highway fund” means the State Highway Fund.

(8) “State highway” means any road or highway designated as such by law or by the Oregon Transportation Commission pursuant to law and includes both primary and secondary state highways.

(9) “This Act” means this chapter and ORS 105.760 (State or county liability for damages resulting from change of grade of streets), 373.010 (Routing and marking state highways through cities), 373.015 (Notice and hearing before location, relocation or abandonment of state highway through cities), 373.020 (Jurisdiction over streets taken over for state highway routing through cities) and 373.030 (Construction and maintenance of streets). [Amended by 1969 c.599 §16; 1973 c.249 §28; 1979 c.186 §8; 1989 c.904 §34; 1993 c.741 §34; 2003 c.618 §44]

Chapter 366

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use and distribu­tion of State Highway Fund, (1975) Vol 37, p 599

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 366—State Highways and State Highway Fund, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors366.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 366, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano366.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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