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385/churchst - a T-tan, S. is suppiy4 run beleaguered Quemoy...
a T-tan, S. is suppiy4 run beleaguered Quemoy Tuesday. One Between 29 And 25 2 Major Link Routes Discussed By J. HUNTER STOKES State Highway Department survevs for a Hnk-nn Hnk-nn Hnk-nn nf Church St. Ext. and Interstate Highway 85, and for a connecting roaa Detween U. S. Highways 25 and 29 are nearly complete, officials said here vesterdav during the course of an annual meeting with the Greenville County Legislative Delegation at which legislators took a now-or-eise" now-or-eise" now-or-eise" now-or-eise" now-or-eise" stand on curing ngnts-or-way. ngnts-or-way. ngnts-or-way. ngnts-or-way. ngnts-or-way. The delegation threw a one-two one-two one-two punch at right-of-way right-of-way right-of-way right-of-way right-of-way bottlenecks with hica it; has, been plagued for years .by toting to re-program re-program re-program some $800,000 in "farm-to-market" "farm-to-market" "farm-to-market" "farm-to-market" "farm-to-market" "farm-to-market" roads if the Highway De partment cannot receive "go aheads" from property owners on numerous projects by Jan. 1, and adopting a policy that all petitions petitions for road, improvements in the future must carry a guarantee of rights-of-way rights-of-way rights-of-way rights-of-way rights-of-way to be considered. Chief Highway Commissioner Claude R. McMillan headed the Highway Department group and declared that highway development development Is suffering both "In and out of the city" because of "no planning" at all, or "failure In planning." The city and county "can't sit still with improvements improvements needed so badly," he said. Mr. McMillan also reasserted his opinion when questioned by Sen. P. Bradley Morrah Jr. that tht reopening of the Jones Gap Rd., a highly controversial sub ject, was not worth the cost an estimated half a million dollars at a rate of approximately $100.- $100.- 000 a mile. T. J. llendrix, associate urban engineer of the Mate Highway Department, said that the survey of the Church St. Ext.-Interstate Ext.-Interstate Ext.-Interstate 85 link-up link-up link-up would soon be complete and a hearing would be held here in two or three months. The connection connection would be along E. North St. eastward, crossing over the present Stone Ave. By-Pass, By-Pass, By-Pass, E. North St. and Laurens Rd. intersection, intersection, then following the C & WC railway tracks for a distance, and then swinging back north of Greenville Municipal Airport to a link-up link-up link-up with Interstate 85 near Roper Mt. east of Greenville. BEING SURVEYED The Highway 25-29 25-29 25-29 connection is being surveyed from Augusta Rd. (Highway 25) along Potomac Ave. and a sparsely developed the knotty problems of se area to Highway 29, Mr. Hendrjx said. This survey will be com pleted this month, he added. The county's . bridge . Impfswe- Impfswe- ment program was the first item to be taken up by the delegation Recognizing two "acute situa- situa- tiops" on Highway 253 over the Enoree River, the legislators voted voted to build two bridges in what js known as the Jackson Grove area at an estimated $55,000. F. E. Armstrong, district engi neer, told the delegation that in the past year 11 of 49 which were considered in a bad state of repair have been improved to standard On the farm-to-market farm-to-market farm-to-market farm-to-market farm-to-market system Commissioner McMillan reported reported that of the $4,688,000 available to the delegation, $3,297,000 had been used, leaving $1,390,500 not under contract. But of this amount $828,400 has been programmed programmed and $562,100 Is unpro-grammed. unpro-grammed. unpro-grammed. The discussion of present programming, programming, much of which has been set up for years, led to the citing of numerous road-blocks road-blocks road-blocks that have been thrown up in front of intended improvements by fail ure to secure rights-of-way rights-of-way rights-of-way rights-of-way rights-of-way and (Continued on Page 16, Col. 2! Auto Crushes Man To Death SPARTANBURG, S. C, Of) -Charles -Charles Louis (Butch) Hughes, 19, of Boiling Springs, was crushed crushed to death Tuesday when his automobile overturned on a sharp curve near Valley Falls. A passenger, Billy Monroe Bishop, Bishop, 17, of Boiling Springs, was not injured. Today's Chuckle Women are more to be petted than censured.

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  1. The Greenville News,
  2. 10 Sep 1958, Wed,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 1

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