A #TBT reminder . . .
On April 4, 2017, voters overwhelmingly approved an $800 million comprehensive capital improvements program to use revenue created by issuing general obligation bonds each year for 20 years. The money will pay for infrastructure improvements across the city that has long been deferred. The effort was branded GO KC.
So far the sidewalk repair that was a big selling point has been scattershot and mostly focused on high-profile political targets. Meanwhile, the city has nearly depleted this fund but STILL needs more cash for growing pothole & street repair.
Our favorite example . . .
THE MIDTOWN KANSAS CITY SINKHOLE IS WHERE CAMPAIGN PROMISES GO TO DIE!!!
The greatest pothole Kansas City has ever witnessed continues to expand amid local weather insanity. Here are the latest updates to everyone's new favorite landmark:
Actually 37 Feet Deep
Crews continue repairing a 20-foot-deep sinkhole in Midtown on Gillham Road.
It Could Take Longer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After a portion of a Midtown road collapsed Monday morning, the Kansas City, Missouri, Water Services Department now estimates repairs will last through the end of the week. Initially, KC Water was optimistic it would take two days to complete the project.
We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A sinkhole that originally occurred on Monday at 35th and Gilliam, has now caught the attention of mayor elect Quinton Lucas. He jokingly tweeted, "I told y'all we need to fix up the streets." I told y'all we needed to fix up the streets.
Developing . .