Highway Beautification

ORS 377.841
Roadside rest areas


(1)

For the purposes of this section, “roadside rest areas” includes the following roadside rest areas in this state:

(a)

Suncrest, Interstate 5, near milepost 22.

(b)

Manzanita, Interstate 5, near milepost 63.

(c)

Cabin Creek, Interstate 5, near milepost 143.

(d)

Gettings Creek, Interstate 5, near milepost 178.

(e)

Oak Grove, Interstate 5, near milepost 206.

(f)

Santiam River, Interstate 5, near milepost 241.

(g)

French Prairie, Interstate 5, near milepost 282.

(h)

Memaloose, Interstate 84, near milepost 73.

(i)

Boardman, Interstate 84, near milepost 161.

(j)

Stanfield, Interstate 84, near milepost 187.

(k)

Deadman Pass, Interstate 84, near milepost 229.

(L)

Charles Reynolds, Interstate 84, near milepost 269.

(m)

Baker Valley, Interstate 84, near milepost 295.

(n)

Weatherby, Interstate 84, near milepost 336.

(o)

Ontario, Interstate 84, near milepost 377.

(p)

The Maples, State Highway 22, near milepost 35.

(q)

Tillamook River, U.S. Highway 101, near milepost 71.

(r)

Sunset, U.S. Highway 26, near milepost 29.

(s)

Cow Canyon, U.S. Highway 97, near milepost 69.

(t)

Beaver Marsh, U.S. Highway 97, near milepost 207.

(u)

Midland, U.S. Highway 97, near milepost 282.

(v)

Government Camp, U.S. Highway 26, near milepost 54.

(w)

Van Duzer Corridor State Park, State Highway 18, near milepost 10.

(x)

Ellmaker Wayside State Park, U.S. Highway 20, near milepost 32.

(y)

Peter Skene Ogden State Park, U.S. Highway 97, near milepost 113.

(2)

The Travel Information Council shall manage, maintain, improve and develop for local economic development and other purposes identified in ORS 377.705 (Policy) the roadside rest areas listed in subsection (1) of this section.

(3)

The Department of Transportation and the State Parks and Recreation Department shall:

(a)

Maintain ownership of the roadside rest areas, except for the Government Camp roadside rest area listed in subsection (1)(v) of this section, that the council manages, maintains, improves and develops pursuant to subsection (2) of this section; and

(b)

Enter into intergovernmental agreements with the council under which the council has the authority to manage, maintain, improve and develop those roadside rest areas owned by the departments.

(4)

Under the intergovernmental agreements entered into under subsection (3) of this section, the council shall conduct public contracting activities in accordance with the provisions of ORS 377.836 (Application of certain statutes to Travel Information Council).

(5)

For the purpose of funding the management, maintenance, improvement and development of roadside rest areas under this section, the Department of Transportation shall allocate to the council, no later than July 1 of each year, $9.16 million, from the State Highway Fund.

(6)

For the purpose of funding the activities described in ORS 377.880 (Informational materials in roadside rest areas), the department shall allocate to the council, no later than January 2 of each year, an amount necessary to carry out the provisions of ORS 377.880 (Informational materials in roadside rest areas), from the Department of Transportation Human Trafficking Awareness Fund established under ORS 377.885 (Department of Transportation Human Trafficking Awareness Fund).

(7)

The council may not use any moneys originating from a local transient lodging tax or a state transient lodging tax, as those terms are defined in ORS 320.300 (Definitions for ORS 320.300 to 320.365), for the purpose of funding the management, maintenance, improvement and development of roadside rest areas under this section. [2009 c.865 §32; 2012 c.63 §§8,13,15; 2013 c.523 §§3,4; 2017 c.646 §5; 2017 c.750 §§125,126,127]
Note: Sections 130 and 131, chapter 750, Oregon Laws 2017, provide:
Sec. 130. At least six months before the management of a roadside rest area listed in ORS 377.841 (Roadside rest areas) is transferred to the Travel Information Council:

(1)

The state agency transferring the management of the roadside rest area shall provide to the council all site maps, interagency and intergovernmental agreements and contracts associated with the applicable roadside rest area.

(2)

After receiving the information described in subsection (1) of this section, the council shall conduct a full access, on-site inspection of the roadside rest area. [2017 c.750 §130]
Sec. 131. For the purpose of funding capital improvements to roadside rest areas managed by the Travel Information Council under ORS 377.841 (Roadside rest areas), the Department of Transportation shall allocate each year from the State Highway Fund to the council the following amounts:

(1)

During the period beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2019, $2.8 million.

(2)

During the period beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, $5.8 million.

(3)

During the period beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, $1.5 million.

(4)

During the period beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, $443,900.

(5)

During the period beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, $3.6 million.

(6)

During the period beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2024, $1.3 million.

(7)

During the period beginning July 1, 2024, and ending June 30, 2025, $3.3 million.

(8)

During the period beginning July 1, 2025, and ending June 30, 2026, $766,000. [2017 c.750 §131]

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