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Intersection issue takes a left turn

Mayor says revisions coming next week on Seventh, Pike, Greene project

March 8, 2013

A potential resolution to concerns about a proposed $3....

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McCabe

Mar-08-13 7:15 AM

Incredible isn't it? I really thought every one may have changed councils mind by speaking out on this project and it would die . Worng instead this council continues to show it has a selective hearing problem and the arrogance to do what ever they want no matter what the majority of the people want . We don't want the project period bottom line . Letting us make a left turn isn't exceptable . Dumping this whole stupid waste of a project is . Everyone should show up at the next meeting with a box of Qtips. I'm guessing we will get a new intersection .

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clickhere

Mar-08-13 8:46 AM

Come on Joe....You worked all WEEKEND with ODOT employees on this matter? I've never known a ODOT employee to work after 3 pm on Friday's!

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clickhere

Mar-08-13 8:56 AM

Whoa McCabe, it's a known fact, you should never stick anything in our ears but a finger. States right on the box. Warning....Do not insert swab into ear canal!

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Tessie

Mar-08-13 10:13 AM

See, that wasn't so hard now. Was it? Why would the mayor work all weekend? This is an engineering project. ODOT officials don't work on these types of projects on the weekend. Guaranteed!

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irisheyes

Mar-08-13 1:02 PM

Joe matthews proves again that he is the best mayor in mariettas history! Well done again joe!

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smokehouse

Mar-08-13 3:32 PM

The armory contractor needs another $32,000.00 to complete the job. When will they ask for more money to fix the low bid they made to get the job. Vukovic said no city funds to run the armory now or after it is completed. The whole city council better wise up before the next election. Stop wasting money on the Pike,Greene and 7th street intersection

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formermttan

Mar-08-13 4:33 PM

Why are they so determined to do something at that intersection? What is the point? Here's a novel idea - SAVE the taxpayers' money and LEAVE IT ALONE. Why do politicians always think they "have" to spend money or "someone else will get it?" How about stop taking our hard-earned dollars and let US decide what to do with it.

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ohioankev

Mar-08-13 8:55 PM

If most of the funds are coming from the state or federal coffers then no taxpayer money will be saved in the end. Another city/county will just pick up the funds to take care of their pet project(s).

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hockeypuck

Mar-09-13 12:56 PM

The reason the politicians want to do something at the intersection has nothing to do with safety. It has everything to do with money. I worked in local government for 32 years, and I know of what I speak. The politicians have been infected by their respective "party bosses". There is no cure. Quite obvious.

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