Busy Hebron businesses cause traffic headaches

Busy Hebron businesses cause traffic headaches

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WE HAVE A LOT OF WAY HEADED OUR WAY. WE WILL CHAT LATER. CALL IT THE PRICE OF PROGRESS IN HEBRON. MANY PEOPLE WHO LIVE THERE REALLY FRUSTRATED NOW WITH A CERTAIN STRETCH OF ROAD. BIG BUSINESSES ARE CAUSING SOME BIG TRAFFIC PROBLEMS. CURTIS FULLER WENT IN SEARCH FOR ANSWERS TODAY. THEY ACTUALLY TORE THIS ROAD UP A FEW YEARS BACK. IT TOOK THEM THREE YEARS TO TEAR UP A TWO LANE ROAD AND PUT DOWN A TWO-LANE ROAD, AND THE PLANNING THAT WENT INTO IT DOESN’T FIT THE AREA. THE AREA IS AN INDUSTRIAL PARK, HOME TO DISTRIBUTION HUBS LIKE AMAZON. HERE THE DESIGN IS ONE WAY IN, ONE WAY OUT. EVERYBODY THAT LIVES BEYOND HERE GETS STUCK IN THIS TRAFFIC, HAS TO WAIT. THE POLICE ARE OUT HERE AT THIS TIME OF THE YEAR TO DIRECT ALL THE TRAFFIC. IT’S CONSIDERED A NIGHTMARE. ADAM MATHIS ONE OF THE RESIDENTS SEEK BEING MORE CHANGES ON 237. YOU’RE FIGHTING WITH THE TRUCKS AND INFLUX OF PEOPLE GOING INTO THE AREA. MY DAUGHTER HAS A SCHOOL RIGHT THERE AND TRYING TO PICK HER UP IS A CHALLENGE, TRYING TO GO TO ANY OF THOSE BUSINESSES RIGHT THERE IS A CHALLENGE. FOLKS SAY TRAFFIC CAN BACK UP A MILE ON 237 TO THE INTERSTATE. MANY HAVE WRITTEN LETTERS, THEY JUST WANT ANSWERED. MY CONCERN IS WHAT BOONE COUNTY IS PLANNING ON ADDRESSING WITH THOSE BUSINESSES TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM FOR THE PEOPLE THAT ACTUALLY LIVE THERE. I’M TOLD THE CALVARY IS COMING, IMPROVEMENTS TO 237 ARE MANNED AND SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY LATE 2016. CURTIS FULLER, WLWT NEWS 5. YOU CAN IMAGINE THE TRAFFIC FLOW DURING THE CHRISTMAS RUSH TOO. AMAZON WAS HOPING TO HIRE AS

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