The city’s long debated it. Business leaders have long demanded it. The neighborhood has long feared it.
A big blue pickup truck last week rammed through and created it.
The ‘it,’ in this case, is a connection between Ericksen Avenue and Hildebrand Lane, two Winslow roadways that have remained a few yards apart while fostering decades of debate.
The unknown truck driver added his two cents by crashing through traffic cones, sandwich boards, plastic signs and a thick steel chain.