For the first time since June, the University of Oregon Economic Index has increased; two-tenths of a percent last month. Economist Tim Duy says consumer demand is not strong enough to drive job growth. Duy says one positive note is that the number of people filing new unemployment claims has fallen to the lowest level since March. He says it still appears the recovery will remain jobless and weak.
Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
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.