Tuesday, April 29, 2008

They called it an improvement

On the county road to my house, just outside of town, there used to be a little one-lane bridge about 20ft long that had stood up for decades.  About a year ago, the county came to the conclusion that one lane bridges are bad.  They therefore took out the bridge, put in a culvert pipe and dumped dirt over the whole thing, making about a 20-30 yard dirt section in an otherwise paved road.  A couple of heavy rains later, and this is what we have:


2 comments:

Scott said...

Hahahahaha! Idiots! Love the government!

KD5NRH said...

On a positive note, the commissioner who did that has been replaced, and the new one appears to be gearing up to fix it right. They've created a detour through the field to the right that should give them time to put in something better.