Lincoln County Department of Transportation

Find Lincoln County Oregon departments of transportation, highways, roads, and bridge departments. Departments of transportation provide information on public transport, including roads, highways, bridges, traffic conditions, closures, tolls and travel information.

Seal Rock Transportation Department 12735 Northwest Pacific Coast Highway Seal Rock OR 97376 541-563-6400

US Transportation Department New Port 541 Southwest Naterlin Drive Newport OR 97365 541-265-5381

About Lincoln County Departments of Transportation

Lincoln County Departments of Transportation are branches of Oregon State, Lincoln County, or Federal government whose mission is to plan for and develop a fast, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system and infrastructure that effectively serves the citizenry and promotes economic vitality in Lincoln County, OR.

You may contact the Department of Transportation for questions about:
  • Lincoln County DOT compliance training
  • DOT number lookups
  • Road, interstate and highway traffic and closures
  • Road toll and travel information
  • Lincoln County Transportation Dept jobs and employment
Lincoln County Department of Transportation

Lincoln County Transportation Departments are responsible for maintaining and improving transportation infrastructure, including state roads and highways, bridges, airports, ports and waterways, public transit systems, and railways in Lincoln County. Infrastructure maintenance often involves emergency response to accidents, disasters, and inclement weather such as winter storms. Lincoln County DOT Offices manages the allocation of Federal and Oregon State funding for Lincoln County transportation capital improvements and the use of any Oregon funding sources dedicated for transportation purposes, such as toll proceeds and fuel taxes.

US Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is a cabinet-level department headed by the Secretary of Transportation. The department is comprised of eleven offices and administrations primarily organized around modes of transportation. Much of what USDOT does is regulatory in nature. For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration develops regulations for motor vehicle safety and for fuel efficiency standards in Lincoln County. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regulates the nation's pipeline infrastructure and shipments of hazardous material by land, sea, and air.

Lincoln County Transportation Projects

The USDOT is a major source of funding for transportation capital projects, especially transit and highway projects in Lincoln County, OR. The Surface Transportation Program provides Oregon State and local Lincoln County governments approximately $10 billion annually in flexible funding for a wide range of improvements, as well as capital planning purposes.