Politicians are clueless; build new Peace Bridge

Our politicians are getting dumber and dumber. They do not hire engineers or allow engineers to make decisions. Our politicians vetoed any federal dollars to build a new Peace Bridge.

An article in The News on May 5 noted that the original 1927 deck needs to be replaced. The cost of the North Grand Island Bridge deck was $100 million (two lanes). What do you think the Peace Bridge deck will cost? But more important, how bad do you think the traffic congestion will be when you close down lanes to rebuild a new deck?

Millions were spent on designs for a new bridge, which will not slow down traffic. What are we waiting for? Dumber politicians?

Richard Tschampel

Orchard Park