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MEDIA ADVISORY: Hales and Novick to announce 100 miles of planned street maintenance

“Passing the hard hat from Hales to Novick”

PORTLAND, Ore. – Mayor Charlie Hales and newly appointed Transportation Commissioner Steve Novick on Thursday morning will announce 100 miles of street maintenance projects planned across the city. The Back to Basics maps of 2013-14 street maintenance will be available to the public on the Transportation Bureau’s web site.

The event is Commissioner Novick’s first public event since he was appointed on Monday to lead the Transportation Bureau.

Who: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, Transportation Commissioner Steve Novick

What: Announce 100 miles of street maintenance planned for 2013-14 fiscal year, starting July 1 across Portland.

Visuals: Mayor Hales and Commissioner Novick will tour NE Halsey St paving project and take turns helping operate a paving machine.

When: 8 a.m. Thursday June 6.

Directions for News Media: From NE 82nd Avenue, drive east on NE Jonesmore Street (North of 82nd Ave MAX Stop), which becomes NE Halsey Street. From NE Halsey Street east, turn South on NE 88th Avenue. On-street parking is available on 88th Avenue between Halsey and NE Wasco Street.

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