Orange Cone Headaches: Construction in an Overpopulated, Pro-Growth World
By Karen I. Shragg
Spotting a “Road Work Ahead” sign is enough to make any driver groan or nervously clutch her steering wheel. These warnings are meant to ensure people’s safety, yet they often also come with a myriad of traffic problems: congestion, noise, car wrecks, etc. In cities especially, orange cones are littered everywhere, causing copious delays and all for the sake of further “improvement” projects.
While infrastructure repair is an ongoing necessity,