HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Why the red pavement? The answer is here

Written July 31st, 2021 by Hasso Hering

A reader asked about the red sections of pavement on an Albany street. Why are they there, she wanted to know.


A spiffy new road in order to add jobs

Written December 19th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

If you like new pavement and modern street improvements such as “stormwater quality planters,” go and check out Lochner Road on the south side of Albany.


Not corona: Lochner contract OK’d

Written April 12th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Coronavirus or no virus, the bread-and-butter work of city administration continues. The Albany City Council last week approved a contract to rebuild Lochner Road to help the SnoTemp company to expand its cold-storage operation and eventually add jobs.


Council acts to support Albany industry

Written October 10th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Nov. 18 will be a red-letter day for the Albany metals industry. That’s when a 1.5-million-pound “hot isostatic pressing” or HIP unit is scheduled to arrive at the building Stack Metallurgical Group is having constructed on southeast Marion Street.


‘HIP’ project in South Albany: Taking a look

Written April 24th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”qmm4c8PytfY” rel=”0″] Inside a deep pit near the end of Southeast Marion Street, construction is well underway on the foundations of a high-pressure furnace for the Albany metals industry. On Tuesday I took a look at the site.


 
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