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Gibson Hill: Why they dug into new road

Written November 23rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Barely two months after completing the repaving of Gibson Hill Road in North Albany, the contractor was back last week digging in the pavement. How come?


On Gibson Hill, repaving due this summer

Written April 19th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

With any kind of luck, North Albany commuters should find the going much smoother on Gibson Hill Road by the end of summer 2022.


No controversy: Two developments get city’s OK

Written November 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

In what was pretty much a formality, the Albany Planning Commission has approved a 22-unit apartment complex on Southeast Salem Avenue and a 23-lot subdivision on Northwest Gibson Hill Road.


Repaving Gibson Hill: Wait till next year

Written May 22nd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Many North Albany commuters have learned to dodge the cracks and rough spots in the pavement on Gibson Hill Road, which is good because they’ll have to do so for at least another year.


Working on a NA traffic solution

Written January 29th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

North Albany commuters may be glad to learn that traffic experts are looking at the intersection of Gibson Hill Road and Crocker Lane, where making left turns often involves a considerable wait.


Safe route to school awaits kids

Written October 6th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

The spiffy new sidewalk along North Albany’s Gibson Hill Road is ready for Wednesday. What’s so special about Wednesday? Well, Oct. 7 is Walk and Bike to School Day in Oregon and elsewhere in the U.S. That, anyway, is what it says in a press release from ODOT.


Crash: A chance to test NA detour

Written May 16th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

As you can see above, Pacific Power crew members worked Saturday afternoon to replace a power pole on North Albany Road. The road had been closed since Saturday morning. A worker manning the roadblock at the south end of the work zone told me that a trailer had come loose and slammed into the pole by the […]


 
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