Pardon Our Mess: Sunken road at downtown intersection

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WHERE: Intersection of Seventh and Broad streets

A large section of asphalt has sunk at the intersection of Seventh and Broad streets, creating a bumpy ride for motorists.  TRAVIS HIGHFIELD/STAFF
TRAVIS HIGHFIELD/STAFF
A large section of asphalt has sunk at the intersection of Seventh and Broad streets, creating a bumpy ride for motorists.

WHAT: A large section of asphalt has sunk, creating a bumpy ride for motorists in the southbound lanes of Seventh Street.

WHO’S RESPONSIBLE: Traffic Engineering Division or Augusta Utilities Department

ACTION PROMISED: The road appears to have been patched over before, which could mean that the utilities department had repaired lines beneath it before, said Steve Cassell, traffic engineer and interim deputy administrator. After filling the hole, the patch might not have settled properly.

Cassell said he would contact officials with the Utilities Department to determine who is responsible for the patch, which could be repaired by refilling the sunken portion of the road.

– Travis Highfield,

staff writer

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nocnoc 04/13/14 - 07:19 am
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WHAT a Pot Hole Downtown during Master Week

Some one needs to be fired.

But since this is near the Downtown Theaters.
MAYBE it will be fixed by the next massive transfer of Taxpayer $$$ to private hands called SPLOST

NA! they'll find something else to tax to fix it .

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