The simplest thing for elected officials to do is neglect infrastructure, Rockland County Executive Ed Day says.
“You could ignore it and it could crumble and it’s the next guy’s problem,” he said. But Day said government can’t wait to any longer to fix its crumbling roads and bridges.
He said it’s not only the right thing to do for residents — “The least you should deserve as a taxpayer is a road to drive on that isn’t going to take your teeth out” — but improving them will create jobs and could attract businesses to come to Rockland, especially with a new Tappan Zee Bridge imminent.
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