Transportation Engineering Division

Main Content

We plan, develop and implement countywide transportation and infrastructure improvements. 

Our goal is to provide excellent service. Please let us know how we're doing and how we can improve by taking this brief survey.

Streetlights

We know that streetlights are an important factor in citizen safety for a variety of reasons from increasing visibility on the road and walkways to reducing crime.

Motor Carrier Safety

The Motor Carrier Safety Program is committed to enhancing the safe and efficient movement of commercial motor vehicles to support a safe travel network and a productive economy.

Our Projects

More information about the various project we manage from planning to construction and completion. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some to common questions we receive concerning roads and road safety.

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Contact our team using our Road Concern Form

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  • Contact the County Sheriff’s Office to request speed enforcement on your street. They have an online traffic complaint form.
  • Learn about the county’s Radar Speed Signs program.
  • Grab a yard sign: Join the Drive to Zero efforts to slow speeds down on our county’s roads by placing a road sign in your front yard. Every household in Clackamas County is eligible to pick up one yard sign from the main offices of the Department of Transportation and Development at 150 Beavercreek Road. Come up to the third floor and ask at the front desk.
  • If you are interested in exploring the installation of speedbumps on local, paved non-arterial roads, submit a request through our Road Concerns Form.
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You can learn more about this by checking out the ODOT Setting Speeds brochure and Speed Zone Manual.

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The county has committed to a broad-based effort we call Drive to Zero that seeks to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes on our county’s roads. If you and your neighbors are interested in exploring how neighborhood-based engagement activities can help, please contact our Transportation Safety Outreach Coordinator, Rob Sadowsky, at rsadowsky@clackamas.us or at 503-742-4776. Rob is available to attend neighborhood meetings to discuss localized strategies.

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Oregon Revised Statute Chapter 368.910 and Clackamas County Code Section 7.03.090 state that property owners are responsible for maintaining sidewalks adjacent to their properties in a manner that is free of potential hazards, including cracks and vertical displacements. 

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Clackamas County Code, Section 7.03.090 and Clackamas County Roadway Standards, Section 240 prohibit road impediments and inadequate intersection sight distance. This is meant to prevent potential road use safety hazards which may not provide adequate sight distance to motorists.

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Typically, the county will post No Parking signs for one of the following reasons: 

  • The Fire District has indicated that on-street parking interferes with the ability of fire apparatus to reach a location in an emergency or;
  • One hundred percent of residents have signed a petition indicating their support for restricting parking. 

 

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