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Next on Hill Street, about 90 new trees

Written September 30th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Before they rebuilt 10 blocks of Hill Street in South Albany this summer, all the street trees were cut down. Now the trees are about to be replaced.


On Hill Street, no more bumpy rides

Written August 14th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

After being torn up for a complete reconstruction, 10 bocks of Hill Street in South Albany now have been repaved and restriped and will reopen to through traffic soon.

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Rebuilding Sunrise and two streets

Written March 16th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Sunrise Park and sections of two major streets — Hill and Oak — are about to be rebuilt, totaling more than $3 million in city public works spending in South Albany this year.


Rebuilding of Hill Street coming up

Written January 16th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

On Facebook and in real life, people in South Albany have been clamoring for the city to fix up the rough pavement on Hill Street, or wondering when this would finally be done. The answer is pretty soon, namely this year and probably next.


City-owned site looking for a use

Written November 10th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The Albany City Council has yet to decide what if anything to do with a block of vacant land it caused the BNSF railroad to hand over in 2013. But for now a previous benefit of the parcel — overflow parking at the popular Calapooia Brewing Co. restaurant across Water Avenue — has been lost.


 
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