2014-07-18 06:22:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Springfield, OR) -- A wood-products plant in Springfield is heavily damaged following a fire that prompted an evacuation within a one-mile radius. The fire was reported around 4:40 p.m. yesterday at the Swanson Group Manufacturing Plywood and Veneer facility on South F Street. Witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion before the blaze started. Residents of Creswell, about ten miles away, reported seeing smoke from the fire.
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.