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(Portland, OR)  --  Officials at Google say Portland, Gresham, Beaverton, Lake Oswego, Tigard, and Hillsboro are among 34 U.S. cities being considered for initial access to the ultra-high-speed Google Fiber broadband network.  Mayor Charlie Hales says Portland's "culture of creativity and coalition-building" makes the city the ideal candidate for Google Fiber.  Google Fiber general manager Kevin Lo says the company will work closely with mayors to determine what's needed to build a brand new fiber-optic network capable of ultra-high-speed delivery.  Lo says Google will provide a progress report by the end of the year.

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

King Solomon Lane closed between Ferguson Road and King David. (7/25)

 

Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

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.

 

R.A.B. Construction:

 

Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)

 

Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)

 
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