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thursday editorials: Morgan Bridge prospects

Post by David Seago on Oct. 31, 2007 at 1:40 pm with No Comments »
October 31, 2007 1:40 pm

The chances of restoring or rehabbing the Murray Morgan Bridge in its historic form are receding toward nil, although the city is hiring a consulting firm to make another assessment. All we know at this point is that DOT Director Paula Hammond seems far more interested in resolving the issue than her predecessor, and the city needs the transportation link that was provided by the old bridge. Not replacing the bridge should be off the table.

State should establish licensing requirements for house inspectors. Right now, there is no guarantee these guys have any idea what they are doing, and it’s easy for home buyers to end up as victims.

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