Some Bethany Residents say their voices were not considered in unexpected road widening.
By Tim Enloe; Accessmilton.com
Starting Monday, Bethany Road between Mayfield and Providence will be getting a face lift as well as widening between 1 foot to 16 inches on both sides.
Construction will occur between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday until the middle of November. Motorists should expect heavy traffic delays.
Bethany Road is an open road neighborhood which is home to over 44 families with parcels ranging in size from two to ninety acres. Many longtime residents are bothered that no notice or consideration was given prior, with unexpected marking crews walking into and marking eight to ten feet into yards.
When contacted by one neighbor as to why no notice was given, a City of Milton staff member responded that the information "was on the city website."
Within the last thirty days, two wrecks have transpired at the intersection of Mayfield and Bethany and one hit and run took out over fifty feet of one resident's fence as well as a neighboring mail box.
Some believe the widening will do nothing but increase the already incredibly high speeds which have been widely ignored by local authorities since the city incorporated in 2006.
For more information, contact Angie Kapijimpanga with Milton's Department of Public Works at (678) 297-2562 or firstname.lastname@example.org.