Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Here We Go Again.....

So how many times has this water line on Kings Highway been repaired?


Anonymous said...

was this filmed when it broke in 1992?

Anonymous said...

One section of that line erupted about right there a few years ago and the water shot so high and came down on the poor couple's roof that it caused the roof to have to be replaced.

That section was replaced just last year and it was a major undertaking. I have no idea why this place continues to rupture....I think maybe the city needs to bring in an outside engineering firm?

Anonymous said...

Not enough.

The King said...

I have a leak, or,
This time, Lord you gave me a fountain.

Anonymous said...

I hope that isn't in the recently repaved section. Avondale at King's Hwy is a damn disaster, too.

Anonymous said...

How many times has Kings Hwy been repaired? The obvious answer is ZERO.

Cynical Sam said...

The repair money has been diverted to baseball diamonds, air conditioners, and the One Voice campaign.

Councilman Jackson said...


Anonymous said...

The state should be able to intervene, make the repairs and withhold the cost from sales tax proceeds.

The City of Jackson needs to be bitch slapped.

Pearl is 4 Luvrs said...

This is hilarious, y'all!

Anonymous said...

That street is blessed with flowing water. Certified.

Anonymous said...

3:23 --- So, you think big government is good government? Bet you would not have admitted to that before, although your statement tells it loud and clear.

If this were a public health danger, you might could defend your suggestion. But while this does show a deteriorated infrastructure and an inability of the city to keep up with it, your suggestion would do nothing but exacerbate the problem by introducing them into a repair for which they are not properly equipped, and the withholding of the cost from sales taxes.

Anonymous said...

Maybe each paid campaign for to door worker can carry 1 shovel of asphalt. 60k shovels would fill a lot of potholes. Oh yeah, but that would be actual work and can't carry a shovel cause that looks like the whitey made us do it.

Anonymous said...

"How many times has Kings Hwy been repaired? The obvious answer is ZERO."

Kingfish fell into that one face first!

Anonymous said...

The problem is the voters in the city of Jackson continue to vote for morons and people that can't hold real jobs. The exception however is Ward 2 and ward 7. The rest of the city is simply voting bc the preacher man told them to vote. Also yes the state needs to spet in ASAP... as long as we have week kneed Feel Bryant were screwed.

Anonymous said...

@ 5:42...
I believe you meant to say ward 7 and ward 1. However, ward 1 has one of the absolute worst goofs representing them at the moment. Basically and empty seat. Yes Phil Bryant is weak kneed to say it nicely.

Cynical Sam said...

Will there be a water bill for all of that water? Asking for a friend.

Anonymous said...

"can't carry a shovel cause that looks like the whitey made us do it. "

more important than that, the available labor pool isn't smart enough to understand the instruction manual that accompanies the shovel.

Anonymous said...

The first question is " Why do water mains break?"

If there was a crack, the crack will get wider. You can't patch a crack and expect it to hold. Other cracks will form from the stress of the first crack.

If it's corrosion, it's much the same. The pipe will continue to corrode, just in other sections.

Then , for us, there's the added problem associated with Yazoo clay and underground aquifers. The later can shift, especially when there is more weight on the ground.

Now, you want good streets and good water mains. Actually, dealing with the water mains should come first as repaving will stress the water mains ( all that heavy equipment and because you have to tear up the streets to fix the mains.

I wish all the cities in the US had the funds to fix our infrastructure but we seem to have other priorities and have let infrastructure get worse and worse.

But, then we have a problem being more impressed with exteriors and forget the " guts and bones" are more important whether it's our towns, our buildings, or just people.

Anonymous said...

5:42 - Ward 7??? You must be kidding. Just what 'job' could the empty suit from Ward 7 handle? Her service on the Council so far has been to berate the Council for not having given more money to the Jackson Zoo during the time she served on the board - in other words, why didn't the city support her favorite waste of money. Now, she falls in with the "what difference does it make what it costs, hold the election now" JPS crew. And don't forget her push for allowing her neighborhood association (her previous "job") to raise taxes to be controlled by the select group of folks who want to build more landscaped entrances.

Just what job do you think she could hold if she weren't on the Council? Not one that requires any concept of income/expenses/net profit.

Anonymous said...

@ 11:01
Margaret come on now don't be so harsh. You get back to bed now!!! Margaret you never attended a meeting now did you return 1 single phone call to any one.

Anonymous said...

Further up on Kings, where it dead-ends into Mohawk, a new emergency 24/7 pump has appeared, blocking the view of the reflectors on the guardrail at the end of KR which really doesn't matter much because that guardrail and relectors (and a stop sign) have been covered with overgrowth for years. And all of this mess occurs on the designated detour of the closed Hawthorn Eubanks bridge.

BTW, where's that "Infrastructure Week"?

11:01 said...

12:19, No, that was not Margaret. I wasn't a fan of hers either over her last two terms, when she quit attending. (Gave her a pass while she was ill, but once recovered that hall pass was recinded.)

But can't say that Virgie is any better - yes, she attends but what has she done except to advocate for more spending and more taxes for non-necessary functions of government.

Anonymous said...

Will the last one out of Jackson please turn out the lights when you leave...

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