Columbus Paves the Way
City Begins Street
Resurfacing Program Next Month
- OH] It’s the time of year when orange
barrels go up and fresh asphalt goes down. The Department
of Public Service begins a three phase program to resurface the roads on April
6, 2016 to improve the quality and prolong the
life of the City’s streets and highways.
0517-2016, sponsored by Public Service and Transportation Committee chair
Shannon G. Hardin allows the City to enter into a $12,709,417.86 contract with
Kokosing Construction Company for work on 160 streets and 898 ADA curb ramps.
year, 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 Shannon G. 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 Interim 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 new Americans with Disabilities
Act-compliant curb ramps.
begins on April 6, 2016 and extends to September 30, 2016. It includes Far East
and South Side areas of the city. For a complete list of areas to be
resurfaced click here. Additional reconstruction projects will begin later in