Columbus Continues to Pave the Way
City Street Resurfacing Program Begins Phase-Two
Later this Month
OH] It’s the time of year when orange barrels go up and fresh asphalt goes
down. The Department of Public Service continues
its three-phase program to resurface the roads to improve
the quality and prolong the life of the City’s streets and highways.
sponsored by Public Service and Transportation Committee Chair Shannon Hardin,
will allow the City to enter into a $11,139,101.75
contract with Strawser Paving Company for repairing and resurfacing 108
city streets and constructing 750 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
the City of Columbus made an unprecedented $33 million investment in street
resurfacing. This is part of our ongoing
effort to improve the quality of our roadways and the integrity of the
infrastructure we depend on each day,” said Councilmember Hardin.
three-phase program will conclude this year and make millions of dollars’ worth
of investments throughout the City.
“When it comes to moving people and materials, our
streets are our most vital asset,” said Director of Public Service Jennifer
Gallagher. “We look forward to working with City Council on these critical
investments in maintaining and enhancing our roadways for our residents,
employers and taxpayers.”
The work consists of milling the existing pavement, overlaying it with
new asphalt and replacing curbs and sidewalks, only as necessary, in order to
accommodate the new ADA compliant curb ramps.
begins on April 25, 2016, and extends to September 30, 2016. It includes the West
Side areas of the City. For a complete list of areas to be resurfaced
click here. Additional reconstruction
projects will begin later in the year.