Public Works

8th Street Bridge Closure

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Starting at 7 AM on Monday June 4th, the bridge contractor will be conducting work that will require a full day closure of the bridge to vehicular traffic. There will be various construction vehicles and equipment activity throughout the day. An update will be provided when the bridge is reopened to vehicular traffic. Please plan your route accordingly if you live or plan to be in the area on Monday, June 4th.

The Goats Have Arrived

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This year’s herd of goats have arrived in Pendleton. The herder will bring 900+ yearlings onto the west end behind EOCI and work west to east this year.

Upcoming Nighttime Paving (Exits 207 & 209)

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The Oregon Department of Transportation’s contractor Roy Houck Construction will perform nighttime paving activities to resurface the on and off ramps of Interstate 84 Exit 207 and Exit 209 in Pendleton over the next few weeks. All work will take place at night with closures starting at 9 p.m. and ending at 6 a.m.  Prep work will take place next Monday and Tuesday nights with paving starting Wednesday night, or the following Tuesday night after Memorial Day. 


Open House Announcement

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Oregon Department of Transportation and City of Pendleton are hosting an open house to discuss the Emigrant Avenue American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Sidewalk Ramp Upgrade Project. 


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The City of Pendleton Water Department will be replacing a fire hydrant on SW 31st and SW Marshall Thursday, February 15th.

Water service in this area may be interrupted from 8 am through 4 pm. Thank you for your patience.

Water Supply Update

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Water supply work at Well 2, located at Roy Raley Park, is underway again.  The contractor has finally received all the parts necessary to install the new pumping system.  They set up at the site Thursday morning and work is well underway.  This work should be completed in a couple days.  City staff will test and place the well back into service in the very near future.  


Update: Water Supply Status (Day 18)

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On Friday, August 18th, water supply work at Well 2 was successful in removing the blockage in the well hole, freeing the old pump (see photo 1). On Monday, August 21st, the strainer, which is basically a wound wire intake screen attached and located below the pump, was retrieved from the well hole (see photo 2). All the new pumping equipment is expected to be on-site the week of September 18th for installation. The drill rig will be leaving the site this week and returning after the 2017 Round-Up.


Update: Water Supply Status (Day 11)

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Water supply work has city crews building a platform for an additional well rig to assist with hammering out a blockage causing the pumping equipment to be stuck within the well hole. Two lengths of 10-foot column pipe are above the well hole and three lengths are still in the well hole along with the pump. Crews are expected to complete the platform by the end of the Thursday. The pump installer and additional well driller will both be on-site beginning Friday to remove the blockage and continue work on the well repairs to put Well 2 back online and producing water.


Update: Water Supply Status (Day 10)

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Water supply work came to a standstill Tuesday afternoon at Well 2 located in Roy Raley Park.  33 column pipe and shaft have been removed from the well hole.

Update: Water Supply Status (Day 9)

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Water supply work continues at Well 2 located in Roy Raley Park. The new pump is scheduled to arrive to the site on Wednesday, along with other replacement pumping equipment. Pump installer is expected to move directly from removal of existing pumping equipment to installing the new pump and new pumping equipment to expedite putting Well 2 back on-line. Well 2 may be back online by the end of this week.