Mayor: I-77 may be widened, county taxes could increase
After much discussion about what to do about traffic congestion on Interstate 77, state road officials are now leaning toward a big fix - widening the interstate to at least six lanes - three in each direction - all the way to Mooresville, Mayor Jeff Tarte told those attending the town board meeting Monday night, April 4. And if they can find the ...
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#1 Apr 8, 2011
it needs to be widen because of STUPIDITY of the LEADERS OF HUNTERSVILLE,CORNELIUS,DAVIDSO N AND MOORESVILLENC> they let contractors go wild and built way to many houses in these areas This also includes office building to. A MORTARIUM SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE AT LEAST 15 YEARS AGO. IN THIS AREA THE TAXES ARE TO HIGH NOW. THE AVERABGE CITIZEN OF THIS AREA SHOULD NOT HAVE TO PAY ANY MORE TAXES.TO IMPROVE THIS ROAD. THIS IS THE MISTAKE OF1GOVERNMENT LEADERS,TOWN LEADERS and the contractors having them in their HIP POCKET.
#2 Apr 8, 2011
The problem is greed,Real estate overbuilt the area to line their pockets and now the auto industry and oil companies are going to overbuild the roads so they can line their pockets.Of course, the one truly lining their pockets is the bank from all of them which runs the entire area with Charlotte being a banking central.So i wouldn't expect them to do anything smart.
They really need to halt expansion of expensive road projects and continue with the less expensive mass transit,Add more trolleys,buses.If people don't like the freeway they have a choice.But that's the smart planning choice,not the greedy one since you can't sell more car loans with better mass transit.
#3 Oct 21, 2011
it needs to be widened but not on the tax payer money if the leaders of davidson mooresville cornelius and huntersville hadn;T LET CONTRACTORS over build this area there would be no problemA mortarium should have been put on any kind of building along there about 20 years ago. it is nothingbut big oilcompanies and foreign country getting the land to build on. it is also to mess with haley roadthe contractors have had the leaders of these towns in their pockets for a long time it is plain old1stupidity 2dumb leadership 3stupid planning 3probably kick back to leaders we don:t know aboutthe taxes are way to high for this aarea. it is all money and greedwhy should the people have to paid for a dumb and stupid decisions by your leaders and government engineers
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