State Highways and State Highway Fund

ORS 366.924
Veterans memorial highways


(1)

The portion of U.S. Highway 395, crossing the State of Oregon, beginning at the California state line and ending at the Washington state line, shall also be known as the World War I Veterans Memorial Highway.

(2)

The portion of Interstate 5, crossing the State of Oregon, beginning at the California state line and ending at the Washington state line, shall also be known as the Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway, and as the Purple Heart Trail.

(3)

The portion of Interstate 5, beginning in Albany and ending in Salem, shall also be known as the Atomic Veterans Memorial Highway.

(4)

The portion of U.S. Highway 101, crossing the State of Oregon, beginning at the California state line and ending at the Washington state line, shall also be known as the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans Memorial Highway.

(5)

The portion of U.S. Highway 26, beginning where the highway intersects with U.S. Highway 101 and ending at the Idaho state line, shall also be known as the POW/MIA Memorial Highway.

(6)

The Department of Transportation shall place and maintain suitable markers along each highway described in this section to indicate the designation of each highway.

(7)

(a) The department may accept moneys from and may enter into agreements with veterans groups to create, install and maintain the markers.

(b)

The department may not use public funds for the installation and maintenance of the markers. [2015 c.123 §1; 2017 c.675 §1; 2019 c.606 §1]
Note: See note under 366.918 (Police Chief Ralph Painter Memorial Highway).
Chapter 366

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use and distribution of State Highway Fund, (1975) Vol 37, p 599


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