Catch-17

Bumping along on Route 86—
A stretch of road we need to fix…
But is there money in the budget for it?
Or is our plan to just ignore it?

"I-86 will bring business to us,
By routing droves of traffic through us."
Sure, I-86 would make us a "corridor"—
Except that gettin' here is gettin' horrider.

                                  —Anon A. Mouse

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