Warm Springs Tribal Members, local Jefferson County and City of Madras executives, celebrate the official ground breaking of the Warm Springs Travel Center. The Travel Center is being constructed on a 10-acre site near the airport industrial park in Madras. The Travel Center is a $6 million dollar 13,300 square foot facility that will include a convenience store, kitchen & dining area, auto and truck fueling stations, bathroom and shower facilities, as well as a gaming room. The gaming will be associated with the Indian Head Casino and the Tribes of Warm Springs. The project is a CM/GC contract, Kirby Nagelhout Construction Company as the General Contractor, and BBT Architects from Bend is the Architect. The project should be completed in the spring of 2018.