Letters to the editor for Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015

Reducing lanes on Carson Street is a mistake

I would like to compliment Val Jensen’s comments in letter to the editor, “Don’t tear up Downtown Carson Street,” in the Appeal dated Dec. 16.

I worked for a utility for 35 years and was involved in dozens of street improvement projects. Never saw a project to reduce a street from four lanes to two. It was always the opposite.

I know our city fathers are bound to implement this foolish project. To prove a point, set up temporary barriers depicting the proposed traffic pattern for 60 days, and let’s see what happens. This approach should settle any questions about traffic congestion. Case closed.

Carl Bolton

Carson City


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