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Widening the rest of Riverside has to wait

Written May 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

So when is Riverside Drive south of Albany going to be widened the rest of the way? Eventually, probably, but not right away. That’s the word from Linn County. A few days ago, Jeff Senders left this comment on hh-today: “What’s new on the road widening project along south Riverside Drive? Connecting from the Grange […]


On Riverside, reminders of your speed

Written June 21st, 2018 by Hasso Hering

On the first day of summer, the bike took me south of town, out on Oakville and back on Riverside, where on the newly widened section I was delighted to discover solar-powered radar speed displays.


A postal snag, but it may be solved

Written May 26th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Here’s something I didn’t know until Friday: Postal delivery vehicles are not supposed to back up. And this was the reason given for why six households along a newly constructed segment of Riverside Drive didn’t get their mail delivered most of this week.


The proof is in a smooth ride

Written May 23rd, 2018 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”XBJqmhL59wE”] Now that the lines have been painted on the newly widened and repaved segment of Riverside Drive outside of Albany, I rode my bike along a part of the new road on a very windy Wednesday afternoon. And I found this road clearly very much improved.


Testing a wider, nicer Riverside Drive

Written May 10th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”ZfPYk8BzR-c”] Nice paving job — and wide too! That was my first impression Wednesday of the newly rebuilt segment of Riverside Drive just outside of Albany. On the bike, the wider road really makes a difference, even before the lane markings are installed.


Biking: No news is good news

Written March 21st, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If you’re waiting for something to happen in this short video, you are waiting in vain. Nothing happens. Which is the way we cyclists like it.


Bids opened for Riverside Drive

Written August 29th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The Linn County Road Department  this morning opened bids for widening about 2.4 miles of Riverside Drive from Oakville Road to Meadow Road, a long-planned project that will make the road safer for both motorists and bicyclists.


 
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