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How do you spell relief? Turn lanes on E. Brainerd Rd.

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East Brainerd residents have voiced concerns about the intersection of Ooltewah-Ringgold Road and East Brainerd Road, stating that it needs a solution to daily traffic back-ups. Photo by Dan Henry/Times Free Press East Brainerd residents have voiced concerns about the intersection of Ooltewah-Ringgold Road and East Brainerd Road, stating that it needs a solution to daily traffic back-ups. Photo by Dan Henry/Times Free Press

(Times Free Press) -- Sit in any Hamilton County finance committee meeting and you will quickly learn that most infrastructure and road work is routine business.

While the occasional $1.3 million price tag for W Road repairs makes waves through the community, turn lanes, traffic lights and other relatively inexpensive purchases are rubber-stamped without a fuss.

But to those directly affected, a $23,000 turn lane can mean a lot.

Hamilton County commissioners passed one such resolution last week that residents say could improve their quality of life.

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