As Oregon and Washington look to the feds for help paying for a new interstate bridge, they need to keep in mind the federal gas tax does not generate a lot of money. Jenn Lavelle with OSPRIG says the appropriations bill the new Congress will debate this year will be funded by earmarks. She says federal gas taxes pay less than half the cost of such bills. The rest of the money comes in the form of earmarks.
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.