By Dan Hart
October 18, 2006
I agree with the owners of the Landing about the state of the
construction on Tongass.
This is a very busy section of road. Pedestrian traffic is accommodated
poorly. Holes in the roadway are dangerous for cars and trucks.
Steel plates get moved around exposing holes that would swallow
a wheel. The conditions are even worse for motorcycles, because
in addition to the aforementioned dangers, there is loose gravel
on top of the plates!
I think the citizens that use the section of roadway have been
very tolerant and accommodating to the situation. People are
very courteous to each other, and to the construction workers.
However, in my opinion, it is time (way past) to get this section
taken care of, and back to normal - before tearing up anything
Received October 18, 2006 - Published October 18, 2006
About: Long time Ketchikan resident and citizen who uses the
said section of road.
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