Ridge Road extension needed to avert potential disaster

There I was on a recent Monday morning, headed west on State Road 54 on my way to one of the several part-time jobs that occupy me since the demise of the Tampa Tribune. And, it was all good. I had my podcast going on. I was making good time. The consumption indicator in my car’s computer reported I was cruising at more than 40 miles per gallon. As much as a 60-something guy not on his way … [Read more...]

Efforts are on again for Ridge Road extension

Pasco County is trying again to obtain a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build an 8-mile extension of Ridge Road. The project is a high priority for the county to provide an additional evacuation route during hurricanes or other emergencies. Consultants with Washington D.C.-based Dawson & Associates briefed the Pasco Commission on April 14 on its analysis of road designs … [Read more...]