2015 ORS 374.302¹
Definitions for ORS 374.302 to 374.334

As used in ORS 374.302 (Definitions for ORS 374.302 to 374.334) to 374.334 (Access management strategy):

(1) "Approach road" includes a private road that crosses a state highway or a county road.

(2) "Channelization" means the roadway lane configuration necessary to safely accommodate turning movements from the highway to an intersecting approach.

(3) "District highway" means a state highway that has been classified by the Oregon Transportation Commission as a district highway.

(4) "Expressway" means a state highway that has been designated by the commission as an expressway.

(5) "Interstate highway" means a state highway that has been classified by the commission as an interstate highway.

(6) "Move in the direction of" means a change in an approach to a property abutting the highway that would bring a property closer to conformance with existing highway standards.

(7) "Peak hour" means the hour during which the highest volume of traffic enters and exits the property during a typical week.

(8) "Private approach" means an approach that serves one or more properties and that is not a public approach.

(9) "Private road crossing" means a privately owned road designed for use by trucks that are prohibited by law from using state highways, county roads or other public highways.

(10) "Public approach" means an existing or planned city street or county road connection that provides vehicular access to and from a highway.

(11) "Regional highway" means a state highway that has been classified by the commission as a regional highway.

(12) "Sight distance" means a length of highway that a driver can see with an acceptable level of clarity.

(13) "State highway" means a highway that is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation.

(14) "Statewide highway" means a state highway that has been classified by the commission as a statewide highway.

(15) "Trip" means a one-way vehicular movement that consists of a motor vehicle entering or exiting a property.

(16) "Unincorporated community" means a settlement that is not incorporated as a city and that lies outside the urban growth boundary of any city. [2011 c.330 §2]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 374—Control of Access to Public Highways, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors374.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.
 
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.