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(Eugene, OR)  --  A plaque of President Barack Obama is being moved from a Eugene park to a "more secure location" after being vandalized a number of times.  The Eugene Register-Guard reports the plaque has been a target of vandals since the Nobel Peace Park opened last year to honor winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.  Obama received the prize in 2009.  Officials say most of the vandalism was written on the plaque with a marker and was easy to remove, but the latest vandalism was a profanity that was carved into the plaque. 

 

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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