When the Shepherds Flat Wind Farm in eastern Oregon officially opens this Saturday it will produce enough power to support tens of thousands of homes. But as Lisa Joyce with the State Department of Energy points out, wind meets a small part of the state's energy needs. The $2-billion dollar wind farm was underwritten with government and private money. Google kicked in $100-million.
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.