2008.05.07 David Blesing

Posted in Letters

Camburn Highway south of Yankee Road should only be traveled with due caution. Large sections of pavement have been churned up and destroyed by heavy waste wagons operating out of the factory dairy in Fulton County. This was the route of choice the last couple of weeks on their way to new dumping fields along Clement Highway. What started as a few potholes is now large sections of unsafe roadway.

Clement Highway north of Yankee Road has been closed to traffic due to damage to the roadway over a culvert.

Perhaps this is part of the economic development the promoters of those animal factories keep touting. It will certainly keep your county workers fully employed. Of course it will be at the taxpayers’, expense.

As I write this, the waste haulers are headed to a new dumping field on Sand Creek Highway via Terry Highway and Mulberry Road. We will just have to wait and see if those roadways hold up any better. It doesn’t appear that the factory is going to run out of waste any time soon.

– David L. Blesing

Lyons, Ohio

 

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