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Stickle Freeway?

Stickle Freeway?

Postby puttrench » Oct 23rd, 2017, 2:24 pm

Reading this opinion (with picture) just confirmed what I thought all along. It upsets me but, I can't do anything about it and that is frustrating. The powers that be are just going to go ahead and do what they want no matter what citizens think or what damage they do. As I've said before, follow the money. :-X
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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby ferri » Oct 23rd, 2017, 2:25 pm

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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Hassel99 » Oct 23rd, 2017, 2:29 pm

puttrench wrote:Reading this opinion (with picture) just confirmed what I thought all along. It upsets me but, I can't do anything about it and that is frustrating. The powers that be are just going to go ahead and do what they want no matter what citizens think or what damage they do. As I've said before, follow the money. :-X



Hi,

I am a Citizen and I thought/think this is preferable to a light at Stickle.
The citizens also want more housing, so they get that too.

Just because they did not do what YOU wanted does not meant hey did not listen.

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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Catsumi » Oct 23rd, 2017, 2:46 pm

Wetland area, gone. Never to return.
I can and WILL spray mercaptans all over your ill-considered & vacuous statements.
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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby GordonH » Oct 23rd, 2017, 3:09 pm

puttrench wrote:Reading this opinion (with picture) just confirmed what I thought all along. It upsets me but, I can't do anything about it and that is frustrating. The powers that be are just going to go ahead and do what they want no matter what citizens think or what damage they do. As I've said before, follow the money. :-X


As I've mentioned in the other thread about Stickle Rd, no need for either a light or the extension 20th St.

Just block off left turns off Stickle onto 97, reroute traffic onto PVR then turn right at 48th Ave. From there traffic can turn left or right at either 27 St or 32 St, just that easy-peasy.

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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Gixxer » Oct 23rd, 2017, 4:49 pm

I dont see a freeway. I see a mountain of dirt being trucked in to preload the ground for a road in the future. Kinda like how Walmart had a mountain of dirt trucked in to settle the ground before they built on it. There's other swaps in the area all will be fine.
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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby aitaix » Oct 23rd, 2017, 5:37 pm

I don't get why anyone would even bother trying to turn left at Stickle Road in the first Place. Unsafe 4 lane road when you could go to 58th Avenue via Pleasant Valley and there you have a wonderfully controlled intersection.

If you're at the Lake side if the highway, turn right south bound, 27th street underpass, left on 58th, turn around at 58th and 20th and back track. Oh its longer? Seems alot safer than trying to turn left there. Cheaper too.

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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Dizzy1 » Oct 23rd, 2017, 8:24 pm

puttrench wrote:Reading this opinion (with picture) just confirmed what I thought all along. It upsets me but, I can't do anything about it and that is frustrating. The powers that be are just going to go ahead and do what they want no matter what citizens think or what damage they do. As I've said before, follow the money. :-X

I’m a citizen as well and I support the decision so I guess they are going ahead with what citizens want
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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby bob vernon » Oct 24th, 2017, 8:53 am

It would be fitting to name this street Eric Foster Way.

Just put in the %^&*(*) light.

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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Queen K » Oct 24th, 2017, 9:03 am

Catsumi wrote:Wetland area, gone. Never to return.


:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: I know, I know.

The shame of it? That school children are preached at to recognized wetlands and protect them. Look at the Painted Turtle!

Until a freeway has to go in.

:cuss: :swear:
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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby GordonH » Oct 24th, 2017, 10:03 am

bob vernon wrote:It would be fitting to name this street Eric Foster Way.

Just put in the %^&*(*) light.


Hwy 97 does not need another traffic light (only a complete dumb :cuss: would want a traffic light), just read my previous post for cheap solution.

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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Alice in Vernon » Oct 24th, 2017, 1:28 pm

Drove down there today and it does look like they're putting in a freeway. BTW, there are a lot of citizens who did not want this but they've given up protesting because they recognized it was fruitless. Money talks. And, I agree it should be called Eric Foster way.
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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Gixxer » Oct 24th, 2017, 5:12 pm

They have to bring in massive amounts of dirt to preload the ground because its a swamp and the ground underneath is unstable. Most of what people see today will be trucked back out in the spring.
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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Alice in Vernon » Oct 24th, 2017, 8:26 pm

You mean like in a wetland?
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Re: Stickle Freeway?

Postby Dizzy1 » Oct 24th, 2017, 10:47 pm

Alice in Vernon wrote:BTW, there are a lot of citizens who did not want this

BTW, there are a lot of citizens who did want this :up:
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