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Repaving Gibson Hill: Project set to start

Written June 8th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Expect delays, the sign on Gibson Hill Road says. That doesn’t sound good. But what it also says is that the long-awaited repaving of this North Albany arterial will finally start this month.


Signal at Crocker: There’s been a setback

Written January 22nd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

For a long time residents in the new subdivisions off North Albany’s Crocker Lane have waited for a traffic signal at Gibson Hill Road to ease their commutes to town. Now it appears they’ll have to wait another month, or two.


Way cleared for signals at Crocker, Gibson Hill

Written November 5th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

With the needed land secured, the way is now clear for construction of a long-awaited set of traffic signals at Crocker Lane and Gibson Hill Road in North Albany.


Gibson Hill: What is, and isn’t, happening

Written March 6th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

As a North Albany commuter, maybe you thought the construction on Gibson Hill had something to do with the forthcoming resurfacing of the road or even the plans for a signal at nearby Crocker Lane. If so, sorry to disappoint you. No, all the recent digging on the north side of Gibson Hill, west of […]


Crocker nearly done; what next?

Written December 26th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The longer-than-expected reconstruction of part of Crocker Lane in North Albany is nearing completion. But residents can look forward to at least two other road projects nearby in the next couple of years.


Council: No roundabout on Gibson

Written May 23rd, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Reversing a decision it made a year ago, the Albany City Council now says it does not want a full roundabout at the junction of Gibson Hill Road and Crocker Lane in North Albany.


Gibson Hill roundabout less likely

Written May 11th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

A plan to build a big roundabout at Gibson Hill Road and Crocker Lane in North Albany has lost a supporter on the city council, and a majority now would like to see a less expensive solution.


 
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