Road cost will dwarf site price

Road cost will dwarf site price

There are 5 comments on the The Morning Call story from Jun 6, 2008, titled Road cost will dwarf site price. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

It will cost $4.18 million to gain adequate access across railroad tracks and for utilities to develop the 57-acre former Packerton Yards -- which the county bought more than three years ago -- into an ...

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jake

Allentown, PA

#1 Jun 6, 2008
Whats really expensive is the O'Gurek-Getz Folly. Bet they start paving before they enter into an agrement with the railroad to cross the tracks. then what?
Screwy Louie

Bethlehem, PA

#2 Jun 6, 2008
Its cheaper to enter access at the top of "dead mans curve". Over the tracks..... Thank you.! that'll be $60,000.00 for consultation.....
Plain English

United States

#3 Jun 6, 2008
This project sounds like it was really planned well…….not!
Why is it important that the money was from the feds or the state? I pay Federal and State tax, don’t you? It doesn’t matter where the money comes from, if it’s wasted it’s wrong!
Bob

Hazleton, PA

#5 Jun 6, 2008
What's with this "build it they will come" philosphy?? Millions spent on a whim and who in their right mind would want to locate at this site in the first place?? Make it a historical park.....and move on!!!
Jeeperz

Pittston, PA

#6 Jun 11, 2008
Wow! Is Borger actually doing some work? Is this all she has been doing since being hired? What a waste of taxpayer monies.

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