Open house to look at safety improvements on Highway 97 between Bend and Redmond

The Oregon Department of Transportation will hold an open house on June 4th at district headquarters asking people to weigh in on various safety improvements being planned for the stretch of Highway 97 between Bend and Redmond. The design of the improvements is expected to be done by the end of 2019 and construction to begin in 2020. The open house will go from 5-7pm.


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