a road to nowhere

road to nowhere

A plan, project, development, or course of action that appears to have or offer no meaningful, desirable, or useful conclusion. After three years of on-again, off-again development, critics of the massive hotel say it has become a road to nowhere. The blame game going on between our two parties is a road to nowhere—instead of fighting, we need to be working together to find solutions.
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a road to nowhere

a situation or course of action offering no prospects of progress or advancement.
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