Road repair takes time...

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  1. Spaceturkey

    Spaceturkey you can't spell hatred without "red hat"

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    Or something

    City finally fixing sinkhole after fed-up residents grew tomatoes in it
    BY NEWS STAFF

    POSTED AUG 16, 2018 10:12 PM EDT


    LAST UPDATED AUG 17, 2018 AT 2:15 PM EDT

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    A day after CityNews aired a story about frustrated residents in a Toronto neighbourhood growing tomatoes in an ever-expanding sinkhole, city staff has finally taken action.

    Residents on Poplar Plains Road near Avenue Road and St. Clair Avenue West told CityNews they’ve been calling the city for weeks on end to repair the gaping sinkhole.

    But after their requests went unanswered they decided to stage a very healthy protest, turning it into a tomato garden.

    A day after the story aired, the City of Toronto told CityNews crews were on site Friday fixing the road.

    And if you’re worried about the tomatoes, don’t fret. The city says it is transferring the plants to a community garden.
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  2. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    :lol: :salute: that is awesome! Maybe the city leaders can have some tomatoes along with that egg on their face! Funny a few times I wondered just what would happen if I donated my own money to patch up the holes in the Fort Gordon hospital parking lot and road approaching the hospital. Nothing like a washboard road to shake up somebody strapped to a stretcher in the back of an ambulance! :brood:
    No doubt the army would say fixing the holes is already contracted out (and apparently they are not under a time restraint!) :shakefist: at which point I would gladly double the pay of whatever the army was going to pay the contracting company upon completion! :yes: Then I would move on to notoriously car-ruining potholes all around Augusta. BTW have you heard of this program?

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...otholes/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.8a3f73e0a614
  3. Spaceturkey

    Spaceturkey you can't spell hatred without "red hat"

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    no, but I've had Dominos pizza and using it as road ballast seems reasonable.