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County closes Willamette Speedway, pending required repairs

 

August 21, 2019

LINN COUNTY has shut down Willamette Speedway.

Linn County shut down Willamette Speedway last week for not complying with fire, life and safety requirements, according to County Commissioner Will Tucker.

"People need to get permits to do certain things," Tucker said. "Certain things, like fire, life and safety, we take real seriously."

Two weeks earlier, Tucker said, the county gave the business its final notice, and on Monday, June 12, the county removed Willamette Speedway's power panel.

The fire marshal and county building official have issued warnings in the past, Tucker said, and the property has not complied with the requirement...



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