Welcome to The Alabama Baptist

Other related sites for The Alabama Baptist

This option may be turned off in your profile page. If you are having
trouble with the link, make sure your pop-up blocker is turned off.

youtube

Register

Login

forgot password
 

RESOURCE CENTER AND ARCHIVES

Alabama roadscomment (0)

July 17, 2014


In response to the June 26 About Alabama article by Jim Williams concerning our state roads, it is my experience that the problem in our state road system lies not in a lack of money but in a serious lack of efficiency and cooperation. Having served as a county commissioner in one of the largest districts in the state, we often had to deal with a slow, inefficient, unmotivated or even adversarial state highway department.    
Over and over, I found that simple projects would get delayed for months, if not longer, by a bureaucratic nightmare. Rather than “re-engineer” or “second guess” everything while paying for overhead that never goes to resurface an existing road or pay for projects that improve traffic, I encourage Gov. Bentley and the highway director to get serious about streamlining the state highway department. 
Don Wallace, CPA
Former County Commissioner
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
« back to previous page | return to top

Comment (0)

Be the first to post a comment.

Post your comment

 
 
Text size : A+ A- R
Powered by Google Translate
Full Member of Alabama Press Association


Site Developed by Dirextion | Login to SMS