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Broken Sidewalks: It's Not Broke, So Why the Fix?

An Ormewood Park resident received one of the letters from the Atlanta Department of Public Works that says his sidewalk needs repair. But a photograph of the pathway in question, suggests otherwise.

Broken Sidewalks: It's Not Broke, So Why the Fix?

Dear Editor:

Here's my sidewalk at 833 Gilbert St. The city says it needs $1,000 in repairs, and the curb needs $3,000 in repairs, and it needs to be done in 45 days, or they'll fix it and send me the bill. ( Broken Sidewalks Build Pathways to Controversy, Feb. 8, 2013).

The sidewalk is in good condition and the curb is buried underneath layers of pavement, courtesy of Public Works.

When has Public Works gotten anything done in 45 days?

Ken Boff ,

Ormewood Park

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