A female horse trainer in her forties died Thursday morning after being kicked in the head by a horse at Portland Meadows. Paul Corah with Portland fire says the animals can be very dangerous, simply due to their size. Corah says Portland Meadows has a good safety record and an incident like this has not happened in a long time.
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.