Crooked intersection in Black Mountain is here to stay

From Black Mountain News:

Joel Burgess

Drivers tired of negotiating the cockeyed intersection at Black Mountain’s center better get used to it.

With realignment costs for the Montreat Road – State Street intersection estimated at $350,000, local officials have basically given up hope of straightening the four-way meeting of streets.

As a sign of resignation, the Town recently paid $30,000 to lay down 580 feet of new sidewalk along the intersection, cementing the paths’ crookedness for decades – or even longer, said former Black Mountain Mayor Carl Bartlett.

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