The public is invited to attend an upcoming Open House to learn more about the Empire Corridor improvement project and what will happen during construction.
The Empire Corridor project is a City priority that will greatly improve safety, multi-modal transportation options, access and connectivity for the neighborhood and the traveling public. The first phase of the project breaks ground in early September. Empire Avenue will be closed between NE 18th Street and NE Purcell Boulevard.
Open House options on Monday, August 20, 2018:
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Drop in whichever Open House is most convenient. Project leaders will outline the project and answer questions.
Phase 1, which starts in September and is expected to take about nine months to complete, will include:
During this phase, sections of Empire and Purcell will be closed temporarily but local access to area homes, parks, schools and businesses will remain open.
Phase 2 includes:
Phase 2 construction is expected to be completed by 2021.
Stay up to date on the project at www.bendoregon.gov/empire.
From: Anne Aurand
Contact: Sinclair Burr
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