To the Editor:
I would like to thank Streets Commissioner [Clarena I.W. Tolson] and Mayor Michael Nutter for screwing up West Passyunk Avenue with the new renovations ("Sprucing up West Passyunk and Snyder," Feb. 16, 2012). They have managed to waste millions of dollars adding new pavements that extend into the street and closed part of the midsection of 25th Street near Passyunk. Construction is changing lanes on every block from 25th to 16th streets. This has created traffic jams and will cause accidents and road rage.
I myself and several friends have already witnessed one act of road rage and several near accidents. Who ever thought this would help must have been in la la land? I also would like to know who is going to shovel these new pavements this winter and where are they going to put the snow they shovel if they even get around to shoveling them.
I sent both the mayor and the commissioner four memos and suggested that they accompany me on a tour so I could show they what they have done, but neither has bothered to answer my e-mails.
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