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County development review committee talks roads plan




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April 9, 2014 | 3,098 views | 1 comment

The Wilson County Development Review Committee has revisited the recurring subject of a major thoroughfare plan for unincorporated areas of the county. This topic was discussed at the committee’s April 3 meeting.

Chairman Edwin Baker said after the meeting that one of the goals of such a plan is to develop standards and parameters related to road construction. However, first the legalities concerning such a plan must be explored.

Baker said one of the reasons why the committee -- which acts in an advisory capacity to the Wilson County Commissioners Court -- is exploring the issue is because of the accelerated degradation of residential roadways caused by commercial-vehicle traffic. He cited, for example, the added wear and tear on roads if a trucking company were to establish a headquarters near a residential subdivision, while utilizing that area’s roadways for entrance and egress.
 

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Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
April 11, 2014 11:19am
 
why would the commissioners allow a trucking company to headquarter near a subdivision should be the first question. got to have some "quality of life " decisions made by the commissioners,, its not always about ... More ›

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