(2/1) The Emmitsburg Town Commissioners
approved a plan to have town staff make temporary repairs to damaged sidewalks.
“The plan is not intended as a long term
or final solution to this problem, but as a temporary or stop-gap means by
which to address this public safety hazard,” Town Manager Dave Haller told the
The town has nearly 233 square yards of
sidewalk that needs to be replaced along Main Street. The temporary measures
would replace about 52 square yards with an asphalt compound called “cold
Haller estimated that, in all, the project
would require town staff to work a couple of weeks, but the work will be spread
out over the next couple months as the town maintenance crew has time.
“I think it’s good for the town and we
don’t have to spend any extra money,” said Commissioner Cliff Sweeney.
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