Sunday, July 10, 2016

5th and Elm speed crater: Have we reached China yet?

If my math is correct, on Monday (July 11) it will have been 22 days since this stated 3 - 4 day project began. It probably took a week just to cut through decades of asphalt Band-Aids.

Whether or not this massive reconstruction project finally resolves a problem that's been around for decades, it must be said that we've gotten plenty of comedic mileage out of it. Clink glasses; rinse, repeat.

5th Street's 2015 paving, 2016 unpaving, and future repaving.

The best way to slow traffic on Elm at 5th would be to leave the crater alone.

It's a good thing we paved 5th Street eight months ago. It should last until 2023.

SHANE'S EXCELLENT NEW WORDS: Glower (or, the 5th Street Paving Rumba).

Rosenbarger retains job by hailing city's invention of revolutionary Speed Dip at Elm and Fifth.

5th & Elm paving: Who knew the ADA mandates warning ramps for bocce ball crossings?


Iamhoosier said...

Who is doing the work?

The New Albanian said...

I'll have to look. Jeff Eastridge presented the scheme to BOW, though they may have called in reinforcements.