A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

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.

Riverfront crossings’ price has gone up

Written November 14th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

If the city council goes along, Albany is about to spend $3.4 million on crossings along the Water Avenue railroad line.

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.

After a week, back on the Dave Clark Path

Written October 16th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

I was out of town for a while and had not been on the Dave Clark Riverside Path in Albany for more than a week. When I got back on it Friday, something on the path had changed and something else not.

Albany plans to sell 3 lots for development

Written September 22nd, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Albany city officials have been preparing to sell three downtown parking lots on Water Avenue to Obie Companies Inc., of Eugene, with the goal of develping them with mixed-use buildings.

Monteith update: Stage steel lifted into place

Written August 29th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

On Saturday the steel roof supports of the new stage in Albany’s Monteith Riverpark were still sitting on the ground. Today they had been lifted into place.

Riverfront project: Keeping track of progress

Written August 27th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Without a drone’s eye view, it’s hard to see how the contractors are coming along with rebuilding Albany’s Monteith Riverpark. To get a glimpse of the work in progress, you have to climb along the bank on the outside of the chain link fence on the park’s Calapooia River side.

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