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Why streets are a mess, part 42: This morning, a DTE contractor repaired pavement in front of my home. Instructions were left for me not to drive on it for two days. While the asphalt was still warm, a city refuse truck ran right through it. [photo]

Reminds me of car production in the ’70s: everything is someone else’s fault, and no one’s responsibility.

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  1. By TJ
    May 9, 2014 at 6:32 pm | permalink

    I agree it’s a shame that it was messed up. But I’m curious: did anyone inform the city? How do you expect the truck driver was supposed to know?

  2. May 9, 2014 at 10:08 pm | permalink

    Pavement repair contractor on White & Sycamore streets left orange cones for rest of day. Also, a bicycle can nicely groove warm asphalt that a car would not.