September 17, 2007
& NEW ENGINEER READY TO PAVE DIRT ROADS USING PUBLIC
Many in the
county have been waiting a life time for their road to be
Promises and talk are all they have gotten in the past,
but that may be changing soon.
discussed Tier III (Non-SPLOST Unpaved roads) roads at their
meeting, Monday, September 10, 2007. They
were presented with list and a “comparative” chart of cost
to do the projects by the engineering firm.
See chart here:
the list of dirt roads to be paved with the “surplus” the
county supposedly has. These
roads are the worst ones in the county according to previous
presentations by the County Manager to the BOC. It has been
stressed by 3 Commissioners that NO
POLITICS were involved in picking these roads.
are the “best guess” from District voting maps. Total miles
Total projected cost per mile $160,806 plus Engineering
fees which were not included in
“In House” costs given to Commissioners.
does not question if the roads are good or bad or in need
of paving. TWG does question how all the roads being paved
lie in the same area.
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