September 3, 2011
... But the bully days for Walla Walla's streets ran out by the late 1950s. This parade on Alder Street in 1958 is reflective of the widespread, decrepit pavement that spurred one of the city's periodic renaissances in street care and feeding. That era gave way to the one in which we find ourselves now, with an unquestionable lack of dedicated funding to effectively repair and keep up the city's roadways.
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Nature and cash both have thrown up obstacles in the quest for smooth roads in Walla Walla
WALLA WALLA - Street work in Walla Walla progressed into the 1920s with pavement spreading into residential areas farther from the central business district, accommodating motorized buses that took the place of electric street cars on Jan. 1, 1926.But mod