A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Waterfront Project shows visible progress

Written May 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

When you’re away for a week and then come back, you’re likely to notice progress even when day-to-day changes are small and easy to miss. I got back Monday and noticed at least a couple of things about the Albany Waterfront Project.

Waterfront Project: 2 months to grand opening

Written May 5th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

If you were looking for a shorthand progress report on Albany’s Waterfront Project, and even if you weren’t, City Manager Peter Troedsson provided one on Friday.

Heavy work: New park crossing in place

Written March 26th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

At the risk of overdoing reports on the heavy work to redo the Water Avenue railroad crossings in Albany, here’s another one.

A week later, checking on Water Avenue

Written March 5th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

After a few days away, the bike and I returned to my Albany riverside beat on Monday and found that much had changed since the week before.

On the riverfront: What crossings will cost

Written September 25th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The Albany City Council is getting ready to spend nearly $2.4 million on changes at 10 crossings on the rail line between Water Avenue and the Dave Clark Path, and you may be wondering why.

At this bumpy crossing, a fix is in sight

Written March 10th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Well, here’s a surprise likely to be welcomed by Albany motorists: After planned improvements were delayed year after year, the uneven railroad crossing on Queen Avenue now will be fixed in a matter of months.

More crossing arms on Water? Not in the plans

Written February 3rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Will ODOT require automatic gates, lights and bells at any of the new Water Avenue railroad crossings being planned as part of Albany’s riverfront redevelopment project?

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