A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Queen Avenue: Post-paving questions, answers

Written September 12th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Most of the reconstruction of Southwest Queen Avenue in Albany was completed before Labor Day, but questions keep popping up.

Question: When will Queen Avenue reopen?

Written August 16th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Wondering if the contractors were going to get done with Queen Avenue before Labor Day, I put the question to the Albany city staff.

Amid Queen construction, cafe hanging on

Written August 8th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Queen Avenue in Albany has been closed to through traffic for weeks while the street is being rebuilt. Businesses are open but feel the effects in reduced activity and sales.

Albany street bond? Not now, council says

Written October 14th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Sections of six main streets have been been proposed for reconstruction if Albany voters approve a general-obligation bond issue. But expecting to ask voters for other fee or tax increases in 2020, the city council has put off for now any consideration of a street bond.

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