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OSU Cascades bought its first building today. The building on Columbia near downtown will house the University's Graduate Programs. One of the people who help make the purchase a reality, is former Bend Mayor, Alan Bruckner, who donated $800,000 to the project. OSU Vice President Becky Johnson says his generosity was overwhelming. “He did approach us which is very unusual. Alan and I are in the same Rotary Club. He knew we needed more space. And he asked if he could help. It was a very generous offer and I was more than happy to take him up on it.” The rest of the money is coming from State Lottery Bonds and funds provided by OSU Cascades. The building needs to undergo extensive renovations to make it classroom-ready; but OSU Cascades plans to have it ready for students by summer term.

 

 

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  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.