HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Looking at bridge replacement … in Corvallis

Written December 27th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Watching the dismantling of the Van Buren Bridge in Corvallis may give some people the idea or hope that Albany’s Ellsworth Bridge may some day be replaced as well. But that’s not likely unless a huge earthquake levels Albany’s downtown first.


Spreading the word on bridge, road work

Written May 20th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Getting out of Corvallis on the new Van Buren Bridge should be a breeze — in about four years. That’s how long ODOT figures it will take to complete construction of the $85 million project, which is starting now.


Protest blockage: Some questions

Written December 7th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

I’m glad I wasn’t in my truck trying to cross the Willamette River on the Van Buren Street Bridge in Corvallis Saturday. Demonstrators claiming to protest police brutality around the country blocked the bridge for “more than 15 minutes,” as the Gazette-Times reported. If the drivers prevented from crossing the bridge had been the impatient […]


 
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