by Terry Burnes

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March 20, 2013
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How bad are Douglas County’s roads?

The biggest question facing Douglas County this year is what we as a community are going to do about road maintenance. The county seems determined to find a solution, as it should be. Let’s consider four questions. Are our roads really that bad? A Public Works department report shows the situation we face. Roads decline on a modified S-curve. When new, roads need little but routine maintenance. But if neglected, decline sets in until roads get beyond repair. The key to low costs is to keep roads in the first part of that curve as long as possible through timely …

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The Record Courier Updated Mar 20, 2013 08:57AM Published Mar 20, 2013 08:48AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.