2011 ORS § 374.050¹
Parties bringing eminent domain proceedings

In case an agreement provided for in ORS 374.080 (Agreements with federal government, counties and cities) has been entered into, proceedings in eminent domain for the acquisition of real property or any interest therein deemed necessary therefor, may be brought in the name of the state by the Department of Transportation, alone or jointly with any city, county or city and county which are parties to the agreement.