ORS 383.005¹
Agreements for tollway projects
  • operation of projects

(1) For purposes of the acquisition, design, construction, reconstruction, operation or maintenance and repair of tollway projects, the Department of Transportation may enter into any combination of contracts, agreements and other arrangements with any one or more private entities or units of government, or any combination thereof, including but not limited to the following:

(a) Design-build contracts with private entities pursuant to which a portion or all aspects of the design, construction and installation of all or any portion of a tollway project are accomplished by the private entity;

(b) Lease agreements, lease-purchase agreements and installment sale arrangements for the lease, sale or purchase of real and personal property for tollway projects by the state from private entities or units of government or by private entities or units of government from the state;

(c) Licenses, franchises or other agreements for the periodic or long-term operation or maintenance of a tollway project;

(d) Financing agreements for a tollway project pursuant to which the department makes any loan, grant, guaranty or other financing arrangement with a private entity or unit of government; and

(e) Agreements for purchase or acquisition of fee ownership, easements, rights of way or any other interests in land upon which a tollway project is to be built.

(2) The department may operate tollway projects and impose and collect tolls on any tollway project the department operates. Any private entity or unit of government that operates a tollway project pursuant to an agreement with the department may impose and collect tolls on the tollway project. [1995 c.668 §3; 2001 c.844 §7]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 383—Tollways, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors383.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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