Oregon
Rule Rule 731-040-0058
Additional Process for Reviewing and Approving Revised Toll Rates on Interstate Bridges


(1)

Toll rates previously approved through the process in OAR 731-040-0052 (Process for Reviewing and Approving the Establishment of Tolling and Toll Rates; Generally) or OAR 731-040-0054 (Additional Process for Reviewing and Approving the Establishment of Tolling and Toll Rates on Interstate Bridges), including anticipated formulaic changes in rates, are not subject to this rule.

(2)

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

(a)

All of the considerations established in OAR 731-040-0056 (Process for Reviewing and Approving Revised Toll Rates, Generally);

(b)

Whether another state has any authority over the bridge;

(c)

Whether the proposed toll schedule has been authorized or is expected to be authorized by the governing body with jurisdiction over the project 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 proposed toll schedule in the other state, if any;

(e)

Whether the proposer has legal authority to approve the toll schedule 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 tollway projects.

(3)

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.

(4)

This rule applies to all proposals to revise toll rates 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) through 367.824 (Rules).
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