It’s the wrong time for highway reconstruction

To the editor:

Is it time to rethink Highway 61 construction?

Can Lake City’s businesses take a one-two punch in the same year: coronavirus shutdown and road construction. Bars, restaurants hairstyle salons, etc., all closed down.

A small business needs business to stay afloat.

I think two hits – virus and road construction – is too much. Maybe it’s time to rethink our highway, maybe putting it off for another year or doing one half of the highway at a time and keeping half of Highway 61 open all during construction.


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