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From: Ellen Rogalin, Clackamas County Department of Transportation & Development, 503-742-4274

05-05-15

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Section of 70th Avenue closed weekdays through July for construction

Clackamas County has closed SE 70th Avenue to through traffic between SE King Road and SE Monroe Street through July 31 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The closure is needed for reconstruction of the roadway.

The construction area will be open to local residents as well as emergency vehicles, school buses, garbage vehicles and postal vehicles. Other traffic will be asked to follow posted detour signs.

The road reconstruction project is being paid for with tax increment financing funds from the North Clackamas Area Urban Renewal District. It includes the following improvements to make the street more accessible to travelers, improve safety and bring the street up to county standards:

For more information, media may contact Project Manager Ken Itel at kennethite@clackamas.us or 503-742-4324, or Project Engineer Vince Hall at vincehal@clackamas.us or 503-742-4650.

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