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Video conference will cover regional transportation projects

Meeting will address selection and funding of projects

Blue Mountain Eagle

Published on February 21, 2017 5:12PM

Local residents have the opportunity to offer input about upcoming transportation project options.

The Oregon Department of Transportation, Southeast Area Commission on Transportation and Northeast Area Commission on Transportation will be hosting public outreach meetings for the 2018-2021 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27. The video-conference meeting will connect John Day, Burns, Ontario, Baker City, Enterprise, Pendleton, Boardman and La Grande and have an internet connection option through Zoom for people to connect remotely.

The conference will address project selection and funding, and the John Day meeting will be held in the Oregon Telephone Conference Room on 155 W Main St.

To connect remotely, visit www.zoom.us/join. The meeting ID is 175-119-566, and the password is “odotstip.” The information can be viewed at any time at tinyurl.com/odot-region5.

Those with questions can contact ODOT Public Information Officer Tom Strandberg at 541-963-1330, thomas.m.strandberg@odot.state.or.us, or visit oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION5/Pages/index.aspx.


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