Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Good weather has the resurfacing project rolling right along.
Lots of sunshine and rain-free days have put the project to resurface a dozen Lakewood streets ahead of schedule. Instead of a mid-July finish, the crews could be finished by mid-June. “The weather has been our friend, and I think the contractors are raring to go,” said Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers. Earlier this year, Shelly Company was contracted to pour the asphalt for $1.1 million. Officials have said the project is moving right along. “They’re moving fast,” said Colleen Gillespie, administrative assistant for the public works department, adding that the department has been getting its share of compliments from residents. Here’s the breakdown of the city streets getting some fresh pavement this summer. Also in road construction news…
Saturday, February 25, 2012
We thought we'd share a detailed (and estimated) breakdown of this summer's street repaving project.
The city announced earlier this week that 10 Lakewood streets are getting some fresh pavement. We thought we’d go into some more details about the sections of the streets — as well as the projected cost. Should the bids come in lower than expected, city officials would consider additional streets for repaving, said Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers. “These streets are in tough shape,” he said. Here’s the breakdown of each street, and the expected cost: An ordinance was introduced at Monday’s city council meeting that would cap the cost of repaving projects at $1.4 million.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Ordinance introduced at Lakewood City Council that would cap the annual summer repaving project at $1.4 million.
There are about a dozen streets that rank among the worst of the worst in Lakewood. Bumpy. Potholes. Crumbling. At least 10 of them are slated for some new pavement this summer. They are: Atkins, Brockley, Hird, Lauderdale, McKinley, Northland, St. Charles, Wyandotte avenues, as well as Lakeland and Waterbury roads. An ordinance was introduced at Monday’s city council meeting that would cap the cost of repaving projects at $1.4 million. Should the bids come in lower than expected, city officials would consider additional streets for repaving, said Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers. “These streets are in tough shape,” he said. A map in the mayor’s office serves as a blueprint for a strategy to address the worst streets first. The streets …