Category: Infrastructure

City Works with Downtown Businesses to Remove Excess Snow on Sunday 1/15

With plenty of snow on the ground and a potential thaw coming early next week, the City of Bend and contractor Taylor Northwest are going to undertake an overnight snow removal effort in the Downtown Business District beginning this Sunday, January 15th through the morning of Monday, January 16th. This effort requires cooperation from you […]

January 13, 2017 Infrastructure

Bend Storm Update for January 11, 2017

Read on for a rundown of relevant information from local agencies as the current snow event passes begins to conclude. Snow Accumulations                       The Central Oregon area has been impacted by significant snow fall since the beginning of December.  Records from the National Weather Service show […]

January 11, 2017 Infrastructure

Overnight Parking Garage Restrictions Relaxed Through 1/13 for Winter Storm

Downtown Bend Parking Garage overnight restrictions have been relaxed through this Friday, January 13th as the City of Bend encourages downtown employees and patrons to avoid parking on local roads to assist crews working to clear streets. Downtown employees and patrons who feel that they need to leave their car downtown overnight can park in the […]

January 10, 2017 Infrastructure

Northbound Lane of 27th St. to Close for Sewer Construction (Detour Map in Post)

Beginning on the week of December 12, the northbound lane on 27th Street between Reed Market Road and Bear Creek Road will be closed. This is the beginning of an extended lane closure to accommodate a sewer line construction project. Northbound travelers on 27th Street will be detoured west on Reed Market Road to 15th […]

Bend City Councilors to Host Office Hours in NE Bend on August 22

On Monday, August 22, from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Bend City Council Office Hours will be located at Raganelli’s Pizza, 547 NE Bellevue Drive, #107. This is just northeast of the NE 27th Street and Highway 20 intersection. Raganelli’s Pizza is adjacent to 27th Street, the site of the 27th Street Sewer Line project. […]

August 17, 2016 Infrastructure

New Murphy-Parrell Roundabout Opens Today at 4 pm

The new roundabout at Murphy Road and Parrell Road is open as of 4 p.m. today, a month ahead of schedule! “This improves the safety of Bend’s transportation system and provides better east-west connectivity for all modes of travel,” said City Engineer Ryan Oster, the project manager. Between 2007 and 2015, there were 16 reported […]

July Marks Beginning of 27th Street Sewer Line Project

In July, the City of Bend will kick off a nearly two-year construction project to build a new sewer line down 27th Street – a hub for medical, retail, employment and residential users. This will bring considerable construction and heavy equipment to the area as crews dig significant trenches along the 27th Street corridor and […]

What to Expect from Summer Paving Season in Bend

It’s street paving season in Bend, that means crews will be out through the coming months putting approximately $5 million in funds to work improving local roads. Typical traffic or business access disruptions due to paving are short lived, but check out the map below to know when a paving crew may be moving through […]

Local Businesses Join City of Bend on Erosion & Sediment Certification

This spring, several local businesses joined City of Bend staff in earning the Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) certification, which is valid for three years.  This is an intensive two day class including both classroom and field components to become proficient in keeping soil sediments from moving off construction sites. All construction sites […]

Sewer Rates & Extra Strength Charge Update

The Bend City Council held a special session on Wednesday, May 11 to allow for public comment on proposed changes to sewer rates and the Extra Strength Charge (ESC). The two topics up for discussion were: A proposed 4.25-6% city-wide increase in sewer rates, designed to allow for construction of necessary sewer infrastructure. An increase […]

1 2