Street Resurfacing and Natural Gas Improvements update
Drivers will encounter street resurfacing work in the downtown and central portions of the city this week.
Twenty-four-hour street closures are planned for the following portions of Palafox Street to re-position bollards and complete stamped pedestrian crosswalks.
Tues., July 25:
Government Street to Main Street, including the Government Street intersection.
Wed., July 26:
Main Street to Zarragossa Street.
To reiterate, these will be 24-hour total street closures that involve all travel lanes.
Daytime milling and resurfacing work is also on the schedule for streets in the central portion of the city.
Schedules are weather-dependent. Work may be postponed, delayed, or re-scheduled in the event of inclement weather.
The street resurfacing program is multi-year effort to mill and resurface approximately 1800 city blocks, or about 119-miles of streets. Benefits of the work include:
- creased safety.
- Less wear-and-tear on vehicles.
- Improved ride-ability.
- Better fuel efficiency.
- Reduced life-cycle street maintenance costs.
- A better appearance for neighborhoods and commercial districts that promotes improved property values.
More information on the street resurfacing program is available by contacting the city’s engineering consultant, Atkins, Inc., (850) 380-9188.