Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got till it's gone?
This is what has happened a few hundred feet from our house in the past few days. (I will post some pictures I took over the past two months first so you get an idea of what it "used to" look like)
These two pictures were taken on February 20th:
And here is what it looked like yesterday - March 24th:
I honestly do not believe that anyone could possibly justify to me why this is being done. Undoubtedly there are reasons and someone - or a group of someone's - believe this is making some kind of improvement or meeting some kind of need. I simply do not agree.