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He toured the Deschtues National Forest off of Skyliners Road on Monday.

 

The area is slated to undergo significant thnning over the next four years.

 

Deschutes National Forest Supervisor John Allen says the "West Bend Project" was the focus of the tour.

 

"It was primarily for the senator to hear from collaborative members about the agreement we've reached to create a healthy forest and also help to prevent wildfires and high risk in our neighborhoods and communities."

 

The West Bend Project started a year and a half ago, funds thinning of national forest land to help prevent the catastrophic wildfires we've been seeing in recent years.

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

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.

 

R.A.B. Construction:

 

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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