A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Waterfront Project shows visible progress

Written May 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

When you’re away for a week and then come back, you’re likely to notice progress even when day-to-day changes are small and easy to miss. I got back Monday and noticed at least a couple of things about the Albany Waterfront Project.

City wants to vacate two riverside streets

Written May 8th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The Albany city staff will start proceedings to vacate two sections of city streets ending at the Willamette River, including one where the city has just spent a fortune on rebuilding an intersection and railroad crossing.

Keeping track as crossings change

Written April 26th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Having been away for a week, I took the bike back to the Albany Waterfront Project on Friday. As I had expected, my usual point of access to the Dave Clark Riverfront Path had been torn up.

Dwelling on the riverfront: It’s a big project

Written April 17th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

This corner of Water Avenue in Albany is one of the places where a new pedestrian access to the Dave Clark Riverfront Park is being opened up.

Heavy work: New park crossing in place

Written March 26th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

At the risk of overdoing reports on the heavy work to redo the Water Avenue railroad crossings in Albany, here’s another one.

Waterfront Project: Checking on stage etc.

Written March 14th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The new stage at Monteith Riverpark looks almost finished, and on Tuesday I took advantage of an open gate in the construction fence to walk in and take a closer look.

New phase starting in riverfront project

Written February 25th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Construction work on the Water Avenue rail line does not stop on weekends, as I could not help but notice on my regular bike route Sunday afternoon.

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