2014-03-20 06:15:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Salem, OR) -- It's the lowest unemployment rate Oregon has had in more than five years. The state Employment Department says the seasonally-adjusted jobless rate fell to six-point-nine-percent in February, compared to seven-percent the month before. Officials say the state added 29-hundred jobs last month, with construction and manufacturing having among the largest gains. Government employment increased by one-thousand.
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.