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County taking steps to open Upper Calapooia road


February 28, 2018

Linn County is close to opening Upper Calapooia Drive all the way to the Willamette National Forest.

The County Road Department has been preparing and installing dozens of signs along the route since Weyerhaeuser and the county completed an agreement on Dec. 19 for the county to take over the roadway.

The last hurdle is negotiating with Giustina Resources for six-tenths of a mile of the roadway between the end of the current road and the former Weyerhaeuser section of the road. When complete, Upper Calapooia Drive will be connected to county roadway in the National Forest.

“Until Giusti...

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