Road crews for the Town of Greenwich are keeping a watchful eye on Tods Driftway at Greenwich Point. The narrow causeway near the Old Greenwich Yacht Club is used by bikers, motorists, joggers and inline skaters but doesn't allow much room for drivers to avoid pedestrian traffic. Several orange cones mark the danger spots.
According to published reports, some holes were patched after a March storm, and the rest sprang up this summer. Once gaps appear in the stone framework, the asphalt sinks, creating basketball-size holes in the road. Joseph Siciliano, parks and recreation director, said, "It's hard [to maintain] because it's a causeway that has water on both sides and underneath." A spokesman for Friends of Greenwich Point said it intends to keep roadwork done on Tods Driftway to a minimum. That way it will not encourage excessive driving and speeding.
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