Residents left stranded as bridges, roads crumble in Bastrop County (TX)

It’s not the only time homeowners in Sand Hills have had to fix the bridge.  It collapsed for the first time during storms over Memorial Day weekend in 2015. Residents attempted to get help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for repairs, but after filling out loads of paperwork, they were denied assistance.  “We had a lot of hope that FEMA would be able to help us, and they left us high and dry,” Dickson said.  The poorly funded homeowners association and private residents dug into their own pockets to pay for repairs. It cost them $20,000 and loads of volunteers. Two years later, they are back in the same boat and worse, Dickson said.    Read the article………….

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