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August 16, 2012
Big H Streetscape Project Weekly Update - Aug. 20-24, 2012
Big H Streetscape Project Weekly Update - Aug. 20-24, 2012

Impacts will be light this next week as the contractor focuses primarily on finish work throughout the project area. The main areas of impact will be concrete work near Sterling Bank on Adams, the sidewalk and alley adjacent to BELLA and Cherry’s florist on Elm and the sidewalk to the rear of the Reynolds Bldg. on Washington. Most on-street parking should return throughout the project area next week.

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August 14, 2012
Rumors of Attempted Abductions

La Grande Police Department comments on rumors of attempted child abduction

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August 9, 2012
OMSI Science Festival!
OMSI Science Festival!
August 9, 2012
Big H Streetscape Project Weekly Update - Aug. 13-17
Big H Streetscape Project Weekly Update - Aug. 13-17

Concrete sidewalk removal and replacement switches to the NORTH side of Adams Ave. between Elm & Depot. This work is expected to be completed by the end of the week. There will be NO PARKING on the north side of Adams in this section. The travel lane will also be closed and routed to the center turn lane. The driveway exit at Sterling Bank will be open Tuesday and Wednesday only.

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August 3, 2012
Big H Streetscape Project Weekly Update - Aug. 6-10, 2012
Big H Streetscape Project Weekly Update - Aug. 6-10, 2012

Sidewalk removal and replacement begins on the south side of Adams between Elm & Depot. This work is scheduled to be completed by the end of the week. Parking on Adams in this section will be closed starting at 6 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 6.

Work on the north side of Adams is scheduled to begin the following week, Aug. 13.

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July 26, 2012
Big H Streetscape Project weekly update - July 30 - Aug. 3, 2012
Big H Streetscape Project weekly update - July 30 - Aug. 3, 2012
Most work will be completing work started the previous week. Contrary to earlier updates, work on Adams Ave. will NOT begin this week; that work will start the week of Aug. 6. 
 
There will be no parking on the south side of Adams between Elm & Depot beginning at 6 a.m. on Aug. 6.

New concrete will go in on Washington between Elm & Depot, on the east side of Elm near Jefferson and the west side of Elm near Washington. The alley entrance on the east side of Depot between Adams & Washington is under construction. Minor water utility work will occur to the rear of the Reynolds Building on Washington.


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