Medford today won an Oregon Supreme Court case that helps pave the way for a Walmart Supercenter at the south end of the city.
The Supreme Court unanimously overturned a decision by the state Land Use Board of Appeals that required the city to complete a comprehensive traffic study. The city maintained the traffic issue had been addressed when the property was rezoned years ago.
For more than six years, Walmart has sought to build a 176,500-square-foot store adjacent to the South Gateway Shopping Center on the site of the old Miles Field location.
— Damian Mann