The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Letters to the editor

January 28, 2013

Using alternative route

(Continued)

GREENVILLE —

Someone from the east needing to get to the airport may plan to stay in Greenville; maybe it is half way for them. They stay in Greenville, they spend in Greenville, and get an early start the next morning after breakfast in Greenville.

The official I talked to told me TxDOT will make them elevate the road through flood plain areas. Oops. This leads to negotiations. There will be plenty of flood plains between here and south of Lavon. Don’t give up that easy. Maybe instead get creative and at least check and see if the corps of engineers can channelize the Sabine River through this area like they did the South Sulphur River back in the ‘70s. I do not want to overly burden these people, but come on and lets do what is best for Greenville, Texas. Thank you for reading.

Sincerely

Jim Virgin

Greenville

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