State Economist Tom Pitiowsky says it's hard to know exactly how a federal default would affect Oregon. But he can surmise that federally-backed state programs that help low-income families will be hurting. Pitiowsky says the debt ceiling should be raised to prevent the default and the conversation should be separate from talks about reducing the national debt. Though efforts to reduce the debt should continue.
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.