The state's largest public-employee union votes to ratify a new two-year contract, under which they'll pay a portion of their medical insurance costs for the first time. The contract, agreed to by the Service Employees International Union Local 503, also requires ten to 14 unpaid furlough days for employees over the next two years. Union leaders say 77% of rank and file members voted in favor of the contract.
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.