- Jul 26, 2018
- Property is in Floyd County VA
- '05 Massey Ferguson MF1533
Where we are in Floyd County,VA. The main road in has a pretty steep hill and the road is cut into the hill. They never crown the road and they don't do enough on the ditches. The water destroyed the road this winter. They came in late Feb and regraded bringing a lot of stone with them. All of that was washed away by mid-April. End of May, the road was near unpassable by a car. Huge ruts from water washing across the road. The ditches need excavating to handle the flow off the hill.I have noticed here in VA that our county's road crews don't seem to form any crown on gravel roads with their big new graders.
There are only 7 families back the road. We don't expect much improvement.
There is another way in/out which is pretty flat. That is maintained as you describe @MossyDell. It is also a longer distance.
I give an "A" for attentiveness and being there. I give them a "C" at best for their road surface design and for neglecting the ditches. In fact, my buddy said on his last trip, "It is almost as if they just want to protect their jobs so they can keep coming out to add stone that will just wash away."