March 4, 2013
Arborist Guy Meilleur performs a tomography test, which is like an X-ray, on the tree closest to the intersection of Georgetown Pike and Walker Road. VDOT decided Friday, March 1, that the tree must be removed due to safety concerns.
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Tree closest to Walker Road to be removed, remaining tree to be pruned.
“In the end, it was the overwhelming opinion of various expert arborists that one tree, the one closest to the corner, was too ill and in danger of falling to risk trying to save.” --Bob Vickers, Great Falls tree commissioner