Efforts continue for Ridge Road permit

The long process of winning approval for a permit to build an 8-mile extension of Ridge Road could yield a decision from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers within 14 months or less, according to a consulting firm hired by Pasco County. The Army Corps identified one of 17 proposed routes as “the least environmentally damaging practicable alternative,” as stated in an April 27 letter to county … [Read more...]

Patience dwindling on Ridge Road

When it comes to the extension of Ridge Road, one Pasco County commissioner said it’s time to fish or cut bait. Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore wants an answer from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the project by mid-May, or he’s ready to drop it. The county has been waiting for 16 years for a permit on the project. Moore reluctantly joined other commissioners on March 29 to … [Read more...]