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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Lochner Road still closed for subdivision work

Written May 3rd, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The south end of Lochner Road was supposed to be open again by mid-April, but it remained closed because of construction at the beginning of May.


Lochner Road stays closed at its south end

Written February 24th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Now is a great time to ride your bike down Lochner Road in south Albany, as I discovered Saturday. The reason is no cars.


As expected, a new subdivision off Ellingson

Written September 27th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

This July the Albany City Council annexed 20 acres of farmland and a mobile home at Lochner and Ellingson Roads. Now, as expected, a nationwide homebuilding company has filed a tentative subdivision plat for 101 houses on the land.


South Albany fields: See them while you can

Written July 15th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

With the summer sun low in the west, I took a bike ride Thursday night to take another look at the fast-disappearing farmland on Albany’s south side.


Innovation on Columbus: A green bike lane

Written September 7th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

As drivers on Columbus Street south of Albany know, construction is well under way on the start of the Henshaw Farm subdivision, a big new housing development at the corner of Columbus and Ellingson Road. The one novel item I noticed Sunday was a bit of green pavement at the entrance to one of the […]


 
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