ORS 366.285¹
Location of highways when in doubt
  • procedure

(1) The Department of Transportation may locate, relocate, define, establish, reestablish and confirm the extension, location and establishment of primary and secondary state highways where:

(a) By reason of loss or destruction of field notes of the original surveys made by the county when such roads or highways were laid out and established by the county, defective or incomplete surveys or records, or destroyed monuments or marks, the exact original location and boundary cannot be found or ascertained.

(b) For any reason the exact location and right of way lines are in doubt or are challenged.

(2) In exercising the authority under subsection (1) of this section the procedure afforded the county with respect to public roads under ORS 368.201 (Basis for legalization of road) to 368.221 (Legalization of road of substandard width) may be followed by the department. [Amended by 1981 c.153 §61]

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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