HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Street scene: Why that ‘center’ line is off center

Written May 11th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Why, Bill McLagan wanted to know, did they restripe Seventh Avenue near Hill Street in Albany some years ago so the center line was no longer in the center? Good question. If you notice it at all, it certainly looks odd.


The same old Interstate Blues

Written March 16th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Without trucks we wouldn’t eat, or have many of the things we do have. I know that. Truckers are making a living. I know that too. But do they really have to pass each other all that much, holding up the rest of the traffic on I-5?


Can this truck trap be fixed?

Written July 20th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Do you think Albany will do anything else to keep trucks from hitting the railroad overpass on First Avenue? Me neither, but at least the subject came up — briefly, and without resolution — at Wednesday’s meeting of the Central Albany Revitalization Area advisory board.


On I-5 now, patience is a virtue

Written April 2nd, 2015 by Hasso Hering

You may have read the stories this week about an increase in truck traffic in Oregon, and how it reflects a comeback in the economy after the slump of the last few years. That sounds like good news — unless you happen to be driving up Interstate 5 when the freeway is clogged with 18-wheelers […]


 
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