Some city councilors want to dip into streetscapes fund to repair roads, sidewalks

FALL RIVER — The abysmal conditions of roads and sidewalks around the city have prompted some councilors to eye a portion of the nearly $10 million in bond money slated for Mayor Jasiel Correia II’s streetscape initiative to step up repair efforts. Pending is a resolution to turn into an order that would allocate a portion of the bond money for other street and sidewalk projects and stall any of the seven planned streetscape projects planned to begin construction this summer. According language in the order, the streetscape projects would not proceed “until our streets and sidewalks are in much better condition.”

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Source: Herald News

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