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Fixing roads looks too hard for democratic government

By David Shapiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 13, 2013

~~<p>I seldom receive as much response to a column as last week's on Oahu's poor road conditions, and the mayor and governor would be wise to take note of the passions this issue arouses among citizens.</p>
<p>Readers, many of whom are well informed on the matter, have abundant opinions on why local roads are in such bad shape: maintenance funds diverted to other purposes, cheap and inferior materials, outdated technology, poor training, inadequate preparation of roadbeds before paving, too-thin layers of blacktop.</p>
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I seldom receive as much response to a column as last week's on Oahu's poor road conditions, and the mayor and governor would be wise to take note of the passions this issue arouses among citizens.

Readers, many of whom are well informed on the matter, have abundant opinions on why local roads are in such bad shape: maintenance funds diverted to other purposes, cheap and inferior materials, outdated technology, poor training, inadequate preparation of roadbeds before paving, too-thin layers of blacktop. Login for more...



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