Letters to the editor April 24

Ask people who drive
roads about problems
Gov. Jim Justice recently said  “There’s lots of times in Charleston that they don’t understand the magnitude of the truck traffic …  They’re never out in the boondocks.”
Given what has been reported during the recent brouhaha over roads, that is evident. However, West Virginia road issues have been prevalent since I began driving here over half a century ago. Pick a governor and Legislature, Republican or Democrat over that time.
None have coped well with road maintenance. And I don’t recall anyone ever asking us directly what the problems are.

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