WHERE: Deans Bridge Road between Barton Chapel Road and Wal-Mart
WHAT: Tree is leaning on a telephone line along the road, threatening motorists and pedestrians
WHO’S RESPONSIBLE: AT&T officials confirmed it is the telephone provider for the Deans Bridge Road area.
ACTION PROMISED: AT&T repair headquarters sent a crew Friday to determine the extent of immediate danger and possible damages, AT&T officials said. AT&T did not provide a timetable on when the job would be complete.
Richmond County prefers that tree branches provide at least eight feet of clearance to pedestrians and 15 to 19 feet for vehicles and commercial trucks, assistant director of traffic engineering Steve Cassell said.