Written January 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Friday’s short video tour of bike lanes along Highways 20 and 99E (Albany’s Santiam Highway and Pacific Boulevard) caused a least a couple of viewers to worry about the sewer grates as they flashed by.
Written December 11th, 2018 by Hasso Hering
What are they building there? That’s a question I get now and then, and in the case of 416 Pacific Blvd. S.W. in Albany, the short answer is “a commercial building.”
Written May 9th, 2017 by Hasso Hering
There’s not much to say about this Albany highway sign, except that, well, this does look like the wrong way to attach a sign.
Written July 3rd, 2016 by Hasso Hering
What used to be Wendy’s restaurant on Albany’s Pacific Boulevard has been closed for a year and a half, and the property has turned into a showcase of landscaping neglect.
Written September 19th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
Looking for an elevated vantage point the other day, I hiked up the sidewalk of the Albany railroad overpass and discovered that the bridge is 75 years old this year. A significant milestone, it seems to me, and worth mentioning here.
Written July 25th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
There’s been some question about access to and from the planned site of a new Albany police station on Pacific Boulevard S.W. (Highway 99E). Today there’s new information on that point from Ron Irish, the city’s transportation systems analyst.
Written July 24th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
Here’s a closer look at the site where the Albany City Council would like to build a new police headquarters. It’s off Pacific Boulevard S.W., just north of the medical office complex north of 29th Avenue. (I wish the place would get an address to make describing it less cumbersome.)