April 2019

Letter to the Editor

I would like to address a recent article entitled, “Community Meeting Addresses Quaker Ridge Road Improvements.”  While the meeting was well attended, I along with other residents believe that the audience was not as enthusiastic as thought.

 

Many residents had a great many concerns and questions regarding this project.  Some of the questions included:

 

- The need to install bike paths

 

- Who would pick up the cost overrun if one should occur

 

- How would the entrance from side streets be handled

 

- What material will be used over the present concrete pavement

 

- Who will pick up the cost if water lines are damaged in the process

 

- How will traffic be impacted by the reduction in lanes.

 

Since this will be a major change that will have a great impact, it is necessary to receive answers to these questions and others before proceeding with this project.

 

Thank you,

Joyce Orzo

 

 

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