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Council to consider Reach Road improvement

January 24, 2013

The city is being asked to commit $97,900 it has received from gas impact fees to go toward completion of the Reach Road improvement projec....

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Jan-24-13 3:56 AM

The "S" curve in front of the post office could certainly use some improvement, but I doubt resurfacing will do the trick. There is a lot large truck traffic that ends up on the side road just past the post office that actually gets staged from the shoulder of the road in this area and it wrecks the soft shoulder. Maybe the city could work out a better business plan with these truckers to conduct their business on a parking lot rather than the side of the road.

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Jan-24-13 6:55 AM

Why should my tax dollars go toward Reach Road? I don't use it. Sound familiar??

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Jan-24-13 7:51 AM

Honestly, it'd also be nice to have a more direct route to Reach Road from up near Roosevelt Middle School, but that's just a side note suggestion.

On topic, I do agree that the road needs repaved but has anybody really looked at Reach Road lately? There's been a lot of layoffs, and a lot of gas lines have taken over the empty buildings on reach road, so there's this talk about moving in new companies and jobs, but..where is the real estate for it?

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Jan-24-13 9:07 AM

They should fix the roads in Newberry which have been all dug up and poorly filled. Those roads are in a terrible condition now.

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Jan-24-13 11:39 AM

SO TRUE rsrobbins. I don't know what the heck the water company is doing on 3rd/Arch and clear down to Trenton avenue but the street repairs are appalling.

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Jan-24-13 3:21 PM


Arch Street and 3rd Street have been practically destroyed.

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Jan-25-13 7:00 AM

The heck with reach road how about fixing west third street up here in Newberry it is in such rotten condition that every time a truck goes by the whole house shakes.While your at it put in curbing as well so the knuckle heads up here cant park on the sidewalk.

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Jan-27-13 7:12 AM

reach road has needed repaired for many years,this is not something that just popped up.

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