Downtown Miami gives dark looks to spraypainted streets
Written by Catherine Lackner on November 19, 2019
Fed up with streets and sidewalks that have been spray-painted in a rainbow of colors by construction crews, directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority voted unanimously Friday to support a state bill that gives more control to local governments. They also named it a legislative priority for the 2020 session in Tallahassee.
Last year, the Florida Legislature passed a bill that limited municipalities’ ability to specify the paint or painting device that could be used to alert workers to the location of underground utilities. Also eliminated was the ability to require whoever created the markings to remove them when the job was done.
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