2017 ORS 374.010¹
“Throughway” defined

As used in ORS 374.005 (Policy and purpose of ORS 374.005 to 374.095) to 374.095 (Utility roads where access to abutting property affected), “throughway” means a highway or street especially designed for through traffic, over, from or to which owners or occupants of abutting land or other persons have no easement of access or only a limited easement of access, light, air or view, by reason of the fact that their property abuts upon the throughway or for any other reason.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Construing “throughway,” (1976) Vol 38, p 404

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 374—Control of Access to Public Highways, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors374.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 374, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano374.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.