Published by WWEEK.COM
Summary generated on August 13, 2020
A spokesman for the United States Postal Service confirmed that the agency has removed four blue boxes from Portland, and 27 from Eugene this week.
The USPS plans to remove a few more boxes from Portland next week.
Swanson said USPS is only removing mailboxes where there were already multiple boxes stationed next to each other.
USPS has not removed any mailboxes in locations where there was only one, Swanson said.
Swanson said the directive came from USPS headquarters about a week ago, and that boxes are likely being removed nationwide.