City Re-Paves Bay Street, but Why?

October 16, 2009 72 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

As part of the $3.5 million project to create reversible lanes for stadium events, the City of Jacksonville has milled and re-paved Bay Street from Main Street to Talleyrand Drive. The only problem is, the street was in perfect condition.

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Despite the deteriorating conditions on many of Jacksonville's roadways, it appears that Bay Street was re-surfaced purely for aesthetic reasons. Are we spending our money wisely?