Is your street on the list? Paving season rolls on

In theory, it’s spring right now. Sure, it’s been cold and overcast all week, but as far as calendars are concerned: springtime. Spring is a time for renewal and remaking. It’s a time for taking care of yourself, getting ready for beach season, looking our best. It’s a time to try out new looks, maybe a new hairdo. It’s a time for spring cleanings and interior decor redesigns.

Springtime remodelings aren’t the sole province of people, though. Spring and summer are construction seasons. And once again, the Philadelphia Streets Department has released the next set of streets targeted for a makeover. The pothole look is so 2009.

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. Each street will take 3 to 5 weeks to be resurfaced. 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 1ST

Street:

From:

To:

Castor Ave

Evarts St

Mower St

Castor Ave

Mower St

Tolbut St

Castor Ave

Tolbut St

Benton Ave

Claridge St

Cottman Ave

Bleigh Ave

Claridge St

Bleigh Ave

Shelmire Ave

Claridge St

Shelmire Ave

Faunce St

Creswood Rd

Northeast Ave

Northeast Ave

Ferndale St

Borbeck Ave

Griffith St

Ferndale St

Griffith St

Loney St

Ferndale St

Loney St

Ripley Pl

Ferndale St

Ripley Pl

Rhawn St

Fulmer St

Northeast Ave

Northeast Ave

Gregg St

Mather St

Old Bustleton Ave

Gregg St

Old Newtown Rd

Mather St

Griffith St

Rising Sun Ave

Bingham St

Griffith St

Verree Rd

Rising Sun Ave

Griffith St

Ferndale St

Verree Rd

Halstead St

Rhawn St

Stanwood St

Halstead St

Stanwood St

Arthur St

Halstead St

Arthur St

Solly Ave

Halstead St

Solly Ave

Emerson St

Halstead St

Emerson St

Hoffnagle St

Halstead St

Hoffnagle St

Benson St

Halstead St

Benson St

Strahle St

Large St

Bergen St

Castor Ave

Loney St

Rising Sun Ave

Bingham St

Loney St

Verree Rd

Rising Sun Ave

Loney St

Ferndale St

Verree Rd

Montour St

Shelmire Ave

Faunce St

Montour St

Bleigh Ave

Shelmire Ave

Montour St

Cottman Ave

Bleigh 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

Rising Sun Ave

Northeast Ave

Northeast Ave

Rockwell Ave

Cottman Ave

Bleigh Ave

Rockwell Ave

Bleigh Ave

Oxford Ave

Tolbut St

Castor Ave

Evarts St

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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