A regal post

A close-up of the profile of a new public art sculpture at the corner of River Road North and Chemawa Road North.

Salem sculpture artist Jim Johnson had his fourth piece of art selected as part of the Keizer Public Art program recently.

The metalwork piece featuring a bald eagle and standing about 8-foot tall was installed Monday at the northwest corner of the Chemawa Road North and River Road North.

Johnson’s other works along River Road include Blind Date, on the southwest corner of the Chemawa-River intersection. Praise at the Keizer Plaza shopping center and Guardian, a dragon, in front of Abby’s Legendary Pizza.

The sculpture was welded into place on Tuesday, May 4.