The feds listed the Portland Harbor as eligible for a Superfund cleanup in 2000. 11 years later, not much has happened. “Over $200-million has been spent in the “study” phase, with no actual clean-up.” Portland Congressman Earl Blumenauer says the challenge is that most of the polluters no longer even own the property. He says realistically to clean it up, ratepayers would have to pick up some of the tab.
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.