HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Riverfront project: Where things stand now

Written February 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The two river-viewing piers on Albany’s waterfront have been closed to the public for reconstruction since last spring, but now there’s a sign of some progress.


On the waterfront: Old garage is razed

Written December 14th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

In news from the Albany riverfront, the old one-story garage and warehouse at the southeast corner of Water Avenue and Hill Street has been reduced to a pile of rubble.


Brick pavers added to Water Avenue

Written December 5th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

On Monday this week, patrolling the Albany riverfront on my bike as usual, I took a look at the work being done on Water Avenue at Thurston Street.


Water Avenue crossings: No real choice

Written November 17th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Nobody on the Albany City Council liked the steep jump in the price of planned construction on railroad crossings along Water Avenue. But on Wednesday a majority approved funding to pay for the work because there wasn’t any realistic choice.


At Monteith Riverpark, looking around

Written October 30th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The gate in the fence was open and no heavy machinery was moving around on Friday at Monteith Riverpark, giving me an opportunity to walk in and look around the construction site.


City OK’s crossing construction contract

Written September 29th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

For someone in a wheelchair, trying to cross the railroad track on Water Avenue to reach the Dave Clark Path is an arduous adventure if it’s possible at all.


Council moves ahead with Obie plans

Written September 27th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

A plan to have Obie Companies of Eugene consider developing part of the Albany waterfront with mixed-use buildings is moving ahead.


 
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