Oregon Statutes - Chapter 368 - County Roads - Section 368.031 - County jurisdiction over local access roads.

A local access road that is outside a city is subject to the exercise of jurisdiction by a county governing body in the same manner as a county road except as follows:

(1) A county and its officers, employees or agents are not liable for failure to improve the local access road or keep it in repair.

(2) A county governing body shall spend county moneys on the local access road only if it determines that the work is an emergency or if:

(a) The county road official recommends the expenditure;

(b) The public use of the road justifies the expenditure proposed; and

(c) The county governing body enacts an order or resolution authorizing the work and designating the work to be either a single project or a continuing program. [1981 c.153 §7]

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