For the first time ever, cars and trucks in northwest Athens county can circumvent the small town of Nelsonville, OH . The Route 33 bypass has relieved congestion, but worries some business owners who fear the loss of traffic means loss of customers. This hour we'll take a look at the past and present effects of fast lanes on commerce.
Michael Wallis, historian and author of Route 66: The Mother Road
Mike Pettit, Director, Lancaster Economic Development
Jennifer L'Heureux, Nelsonville Emporium owner and studio potter
Miki Brooks, realtor and founder of Full Brooks Cafe