HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Cameras record Albany traffic bottleneck

Written November 3rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Thursday night was one of those occasions where the new road cameras at Highway 20 and Spring Hill Drive might have been helpful — if drivers had looked at them before setting out.


East Albany Plan: It’s complicated

Written October 25th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Driving back to central Albany from east of I-5 might be more complicated in decades to come if one proposal for road system changes is carried out.


What this big sign bridge cost ODOT

Written October 18th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

If you’re wondering how much this massive new sign bridge on Ninth Avenue in Albany has cost, read on.


On Ninth Avenue, that’s a big sign bridge!

Written October 6th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

ODOT likes big sign structures. That’s made evident by the size of the new sign bridge the department has installed on Oregon 99E and U.S. 20, known in Albany as the 1500 block of Ninth Avenue S.E.


Answering a question on Highway 20

Written September 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

That’s the kind of cockeyed photo of a highway feature you get when you try to photograph it at 45 miles an hour, holding a little camcorder out the sunroof without being able to see the viewfinder.


Hanging out in center of a highway couplet

Written June 23rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Surrounded by heavy traffic in the middle of Albany, there are two islands of lawn, flowers, bushes and trees. Lately the larger of the two has become a place for apparently homeless people to hang out.


A safety project on Santiam: Limiting left turns

Written April 22nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Some left turns will become impossible on Santiam Highway between Waverly Drive and Clay Street in Albany once ODOT gets through with a safety project there.


 
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