Pendleton residents may be seeing a different town in nearing months.

The indoor pool at Blue Mountain Community College has been drained and will have a lock on the door. It's the only competitive-sized pool in the area. Both Pendleton and Hermiston's high schools had swim meets there.

In 2013, voters turned down a bond measure that would have covered the $2.3 million dollars needed to fix the pool.

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The eighth street bridge will also be closing for good next week. A new bridge is expected to be in use next year. A temporary bridge will be built around the time the old bridge is dismantled.

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