Nightmare on Main Street: Jonesborough merchants want relief

Sue Guinn Legg • Mar 22, 2012 at 8:22 AM

After nearly three months of road closures, dirt, dust, noise, empty sidewalks and even emptier shop tills, merchants in Jonesborough’s downtown historic district are anxious for some relief from the underground utility construction under way on Main Street.

In a Tuesday morning meeting with town leaders and representatives of the Johnson City Power Board, members of the Jonesborough Area Merchants Association presented a list of suggestions they believe will help ease the impact the utility upgrade project has had on their businesses and came away with hope that relief may be indeed be in sight.


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