So said Mt. Juliet City Manager Randy Robertson at the ribbon cutting for the completed improvements to the I-40 / Mt. Juliet Road interchange, according to a story on the front page of today’s Lebanon Democrat.
That someone would be Mayor Kevin Mack (2000-2004), who signed the contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in February of 2004 (no doubt after some significant period of planning and negotiation with TDOT).
Here’s a copy of the contract, for those who want to see who started the projects that Mayor Elam now gets to cut the ribbons for. Just cause you woke up on third base doesn’t mean you hit a triple.