DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A number of enterprise staff spoke out Friday evening about fixed flooding on Commerce Boulevard in Dickson metropolis. These companies share an entrance that’s closed as a consequence of a a lot greater drawback.
In the course of the week, Eyewitness Information has reached out to the corporate that owns the Dickson Metropolis Crossings a number of instances for a remark. Friday is right here and we nonetheless haven’t heard again.
The Dickson Metropolis Borough believes it’s largely the corporate’s duty to repair the damaged storm pipe below the bottom.
Drivers are additionally annoyed over the Dunmore Borough highway being closed due to security considerations as a storm drain beneath is caving in.
Motorists aren’t the one ones upset, the enterprise staff are as properly
“It’s been difficult and has affected our employees. We’re not in a position to present the working hours for those that we wish to, so it’s been a really troublesome state of affairs,” defined Jerry Kitzrow, Taco Bell Advertising Director.
Kitzrow says they’ve misplaced enterprise at this location. As its foremost entrance, simply off of the closed highway, forces prospects to enter and exit by means of the Royal Buffet.
“I can let you know it’s significantly damaging our enterprise,” Kitzrow stated. “The longer this goes with out being repaired the additional it’s going to proceed again up. And additional, the harm taking place to this pipe and drainage system.”
Kitzrow says enterprise is more durable when it rains and Commerce Boulevard is closed.
Madison Daches is a waitress at Basilico’s Pizzeria and similar to Taco Bell, its shared foremost entrance is closed. Clients and staff are compelled to enter close to Purple Robin, go round Panera Bread, after which enter Park Heart.
“Sometimes we’re fairly busy in the course of the weekdays, however , not an excessive amount of since they closed that down,” stated Daches. “It’s one of many first issues that folks inform me once they sit all the way down to eat, ‘like wow it was such a course of to get into right here.’”
Different enterprise house owners, stated they hope they’ll redesign and make it an entrance and exit, with a proper flip solely.
As of proper now, motorists are suggested to not enter it at this present second as there’s a Do Not Enter signal.