Is your potholed-filled street on the list? Repaving seasons rolls on

It’s a springtime Friday in Philadelphia, which means callow lovers are making reservations at La Viola, cultured skinflints are planning First Friday gallery hops, and pop-up proprietors are wondering if it’ll ever be warm and sunny again.   

Friday also means that Philadelphia Streets Department has released its latest list of streets set for resurfacing next week.

As this Streetsplainer describes, to repave a street, it must first be milled, meaning the top layers of asphalt will be stripped off, and after a few weeks the milled street will be repaved. Following paving the surface will be striped with traffic lanes. Some streets can take up to 5 weeks to be resurfaced; so far this year, according to Deputy Commissioner of Transportation Mike Carroll, the wait has been about 8 days. During street reconstruction curb ramps will be upgraded and installed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

In his budget proposal, Mayor Jim Kenney requested $23.8 million to resurface 55 miles of streets across the city. Last year’s budget of $20.4 million paid for around 85 miles of street resurfacing.  As of 2014, 900 miles of Philadelphia’s 2,575 miles of city-maintained streets were on the Streets Department’s paving backlog.

STREETS SCHEDULE TO BEGIN REPAVING MAY 9th

Street:

Benton Ave

From:

Castor Ave

To:

Carwithan St

Berwyn St

Clark St

Berwyn Pl

Castor Ave

Evarts St

Mower St

Castor Ave

Mower St

Tolbut St

Castor Ave

Tolbut St

Benton Ave

Conwell Ave

Wistaria St

Haldeman Ave

Conwell Ave

Montour St

Wistaria St

Conwell Ave

Dungan Rd

Montour St

Conwell Ave

Wingtip Rd

Dungan Rd

Conwell Ave

President St

Wingtip Rd

Conwell Ave

E Roosevelt Blvd

President St

Cowden St

Grant Ave

Murray St

Cowden St

Murray St

Fulmer St

Cowden St

Fulmer St

Lott Ave

Creswood Rd

Northeast Ave

Northeast Ave

Fulmer St

Northeast Ave

Northeast Ave

Gregg St

Mather St

Old Bustleton Ave

Gregg St

Old Newtown Rd

Mather St

Halstead St

Benson St

Strahle St

Heather St

Parlin St

Lawler St

Hilspach St

Wingtip Rd

Sandy Rd

Hilspach St

President St

Wingtip Rd

Hoff St

Grant Ave

Kohl St

Hoff St

Kohl St

Murray St

Hoff St

Lott Ave

Bowler St

Kohl St

Dungan Rd

Hoff St

Large St

Bergen St

Castor Ave

Mower St

Bustleton Ave

Castor Ave

Northeast Ave

Rising Sun Ave

Fulmer St

Northeast Ave

Creswood Rd

Rising Sun Ave

Northeast Ave

Krewstown Rd

Creswood Rd

Northeast Ave

Grant Ave

Creswood Rd

Northeast Ave

Creswood Rd

Rising Sun Ave

Northeast Ave

Rising Sun Ave

Fulmer St

Northeast Ave

Fulmer St

Lott Ave

Old Newtown Rd

Tremont St

Bickley St

Old Newtown Rd

Bickley St

Gregg St

Old Newtown Rd

Gregg St

Gregg St

Old Newtown Rd

Gregg St

Ambassador St

Old Newtown Rd

Ambassador St

Welsh Rd

Parlin St

Halstead St

Parlin Pl

Parlin St

Parlin Pl

Parlin Ter

Parlin St

Parlin Ter

Avon St

Parlin St

Avon St

Jeanes St

Parlin St

Heather St

Jeanes St

Rising Sun Ave

Northeast Ave

Northeast Ave

Tolbut St

Castor Ave

Evarts St

Tomlinson Rd

Philmont Pl

Rennard St

Tomlinson Rd

Lockart Rd

Philmont Pl

Tomlinson Rd

Philmont Ter

Lockart Rd

Wistaria St

Grant Ave

Murray St

For more information about Streets Department repaving projects, visit their website here. For PennDOT’s interactive map of active construction projects, go here.

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