This damaged light pole has been lying on the corner of Biscayne Blvd and NE 62nd Street for almost two weeks. Part of the pole is actually in the street; there is glass everywhere, and electrical wires are exposed. Pedestrians have a difficult time walking around the pole as it is lying in the middle of the sidewalk. Disabled persons in a wheelchair are screwed; they simply cannot get around the pole safely. There should be a simple workflow within the city; when there is an accident a cleanup should follow. Debris from an accident should not take almost two weeks to cleanup.
FYI: This accident occurred on an FDOT designed road. Biscayne Blvd. should have a design speed of 30mph, not 45+mph. As long as FDOT continues to design roads with the sole purpose of moving cars faster, Florida will continue to hold the #1 spot for most pedestrian and cyclist fatalities in the country.
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