If I were to be consulted, I'd much prefer that we put this at the top of our list of priorities:
Lawsuit filed by I-73 foes
By Rob Johnson, The Roanoke Times
If you aren't going to build the whole highway, don't do any of it.
That's one thrust of a lawsuit filed in Richmond's U.S. District Court on Tuesday by opponents of the planned construction of Interstate 73 to connect Roanoke and the North Carolina state line.
Although much of the lawsuit offers the common environmental complaints often lodged against road construction, there's an attempt at less passionate logic.
"It's just not needed," said Andrea Ferster, a Washington lawyer who represents the plaintiffs, a coalition led by Virginians for Appropriate Roads. (link)
... and this: Just a thought.
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