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Highway open for Labor Day weekend

10:13 am August 27th, 2013

For the second time this month, a portion of State Route 7 that’s getting a slide-proofing facelift will be open – but only temporarily – to help with heavier-than-usual traffic.
The five-mile section of State Route 7 between Alder and La Grande will be open beginning at 6 a.m. this Friday and 6 a.m. next Tuesday to accommodate increased traffic volumes that are expected over the Labor Day holiday weekend, said state Department of Transportation (DOT) officials
Similarly, the highway was reopened Aug. 8-13 to motorists a break on their way and from the Loggers Jubilee in Morton.
(Read more in the Aug. 28 print edition of The Dispatch)

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