Will they ever repave my street? Maybe! Check out this week’s resurfacing list

As someone who occasionally drinks too much on Thursday evenings, I’ve come to rely on the Philadelphia Streets Department’s Friday morning release of next week’s street repaving schedule, not unlike how I rely on two ibuprofen, a greasy breakfast and strong coffee: It gets me going in the morning.

For this reason alone, I would lament autumn’s inevitable return and the appurtenant end of resurfacing season. Thankfully, we have many weeks of warm weather left, each promising a new list of streets destined for restoration.

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 THE WEEK OF MAY 16TH

Street:

 

From:

 

To:

Berwyn St

 

Clark St

 

Berwyn Pl

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

Dana Ave

 

Edison Ave

 

Whitney St

Ferndale St

 

Waring St

 

Hendrix St

Forest Hills Ave

 

Erwin St

 

Napier St

Forest Hills Ave

 

Napier St

 

Overhill Ave

Gifford Ave

 

Foster St

 

Tomlinson Rd

Gifford Ave

 

Jeanes St

 

Foster St

Gifford Ave

 

Bustleton Ave

 

Jeanes St

Greiner Rd

 

Rennard St

 

Hendrix St

Heather St

 

Parlin St

 

Lawler St

Hendrix St

 

Lockart Rd

 

Audubon Ave

Hendrix St

 

Audubon Ave

 

Halstead St

Hendrix St

 

Halstead St

 

Jeanes St

Hendrix St

 

Jeanes St

 

Ferndale St

Hendrix St

 

Ferndale St

 

Gifford Ave

Hendrix St

 

Gifford Ave

 

Banes St

Hendrix St

 

Banes St

 

Bustleton Ave

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

Larkspur St

 

Ferndale St

 

Gifford Ave

Larkspur St

 

Gifford Ave

 

Bustleton Ave

Lindenhurst St

 

Depue Ave

 

Bustleton Ave

Lockart Rd

 

Rennard St

 

Regina St

Lockart Rd

 

Regina St

 

Lockart Pl

Lockart Rd

 

Lockart Pl

 

Hendrix St

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

Rennard St

 

Ferndale St

 

Depue Ave

Rennard St

 

Depue Ave

 

Heather St

Rennard St

 

Heather St

 

Gifford Ave

Rennard St

 

Gifford Ave

 

Gifford Ave

Rennard St

 

Gifford Ave

 

Banes St

Rennard St

 

Banes St

 

Bustleton Ave

Somerton Ave

 

Depue Ave

 

Bustleton Ave

Tomlinson Rd

 

Philmont Pl

 

Rennard St

Tomlinson Rd

 

Lockart Rd

 

Philmont Pl

Tomlinson Rd

 

Philmont Ter

 

Lockart Rd

Tomlinson Rd

 

Greiner Rd

 

Philmont Ter

Tomlinson Rd

 

Tomlinson Ct

 

Greiner Rd

Tomlinson Rd

 

Tomlinson Plz

 

Tomlinson Ct

Tomlinson Rd

 

Kevin Ct

 

Tomlinson Plz

Tomlinson Rd

 

Tomlinson Pl

 

Kevin Ct

Tomlinson Rd

 

Jeanes St

 

Tomlinson Pl

Tomlinson Rd

 

Ferndale St

 

Jeanes St

Tomlinson Rd

 

Gifford Ave

 

Ferndale St

Tomlinson Rd

 

Bustleton Ave

 

Gifford Ave

Trevose Rd

 

Edison Ave

 

Whitney St

Trevose Rd

 

Whitney St

 

Southampton Rd

Whitney St

 

Dana Ave

 

Trevose 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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