Oregon, politics, Transportation

ODOT: Keep political signs out of right of way

A Trump campaign flag hangs above Highway 26 between Buxton and the Dennis L. Edwards Tunnel on a Port of Tillamook Bay trestle on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley

The Oregon Department of Transportation is asking people to stop putting election-related signs in state owned right of ways. 

According to ODOT, signs are not permitted in their right of ways - including on utility poles, trees, fence posts, in natural areas alongside highways, and more. A full accounting of what is and is not allowed when it comes to signage along or visible from a state highway, visit https://www.oregon.gov/odot/ROW/Pages/Sign-Resources.aspx.

Signs on private property that can be seen from a state highway — such . . .

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