Linn County Department of Transportation

Find Linn 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.

Lebanon Road Department County Shop 31115 Old Santiam Highway Lebanon OR 97355 541-451-1157

About Linn County Departments of Transportation

Linn County Departments of Transportation are branches of Oregon State, Linn 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 Linn County, OR.

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

Linn 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 Linn County. Infrastructure maintenance often involves emergency response to accidents, disasters, and inclement weather such as winter storms. Linn County DOT Offices manages the allocation of Federal and Oregon State funding for Linn 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 Linn County. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regulates the nation's pipeline infrastructure and shipments of hazardous material by land, sea, and air.

Linn County Transportation Projects

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