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Many kids in Bend will be experiencing their first track meet tomorrow.  The popular Hershey's Track and Field meet is a basic introduction to track and field. Rick Ekman, a Sports Coordinator with the Bend Parks and Recreation Department says the free track meet is for boys and girls who are between 9 and 14 years old, and will be held at Bend High School. "Basic introduction to track and field and it’s a regional and national event so the winners will advance to the state meet which is something exciting this year because the state meet is going to be held at Hayward field - just a week after the U.S. Olympic Trials in track; so the kids can watch the trials and then compete on the same track if they win here in Bend." Hayward Field is in Eugene at the U of O and is one of only four Class 1 Internationally Certified Tracks in the United States.  The local track meet in Bend usually has the highest participation numbers in Oregon, with about 200 athletes on average. Field events begin at 4:00 pm / running events begin at 5:30 p.m. 1st place finishers in each category will advance to the state finals meet. 

 

 

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King Solomon Lane closed between Ferguson Road and King David. (7/25)

 

Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 

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Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)

 

Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)

 
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