Oregon Department of Transportation
Rule Rule 731-040-0054
Additional Process for Reviewing and Approving the Establishment of Tolling and Toll Rates on Interstate Bridges


(1)

When reviewing a proposal to establish tolling and set toll rates on an interstate bridge that is or will be a state highway, the commission will consider:

(a)

Each of the considerations established in OAR 731-40-0052;

(b)

Whether another state has any authority over the bridge;

(c)

Whether the proposal has been authorized or is expected to be authorized, by the governing body with jurisdiction over the proposal in the other state linked to Oregon by the bridge;

(d)

Whether the proposal is consistent with conditions imposed by the governing body with jurisdiction over the proposal in the other state, if any;

(e)

Whether the proposer has legal authority to implement the project in the other state, and if not, the level of coordination between the proposer and the entity having such authority; and

(f)

Existing bi-state agreements on tolls and tollway projects.

(2)

The commission may approve, conditionally approve, or disapprove proposals, and the proposals may be revised and re-submitted for consideration. Commission decisions and findings will be issued in writing.

(3)

This rule applies to all proposals to establish tolls on an interstate bridge that is or will be a state highway, including those submitted by the department, those submitted jointly with the department under the authority of ORS 381.010 (Agreements for carrying out powers) or ORS 381.098 (Agreements for carrying out powers granted by ORS 381.096), and those submitted jointly with the department under ORS 367.800 (Findings) - 367.826.
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