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Posted on: June 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 2020-2021 Street restoration program underway

Metro Asphalt, the city's contractor for our annual street restoration program, has completed all required curb work and in the next several days will begin milling and overlay on Kansas Street, from Clayview to Fairview.

Work is also underway on Kent Street, from Hwy 291 to Brown and on Sutton Place from Kent to Brown. Crews have already milled the roadway and will be working on concrete base patching before applying new concrete pavement. On Nashua Road from Wildbriar to Clayview, milling is complete and crews are preparing to apply the pavement overlay. 

Exercising great caution and fiscal responsibility in light of uncertain revenues in 2020, the Public Works Department and Liberty City Council decided to put last year's street restoration program on hold. With funds carried over from 2020 added to the 2021 program budget, the Public Works Department has been able to contract for a larger annual program, totaling $1.6 million. Despite construction prices increasing in the metro area by 3.3%, Metro Asphalt held their 2020 pricing for 2021. This allowed the Public Works Department to add additional streets to the original contract at the same pricing. 

 Here's the complete list of roadways that are included in this the 2020-21 program:  

  • College, from Clayview to Westwoods Drive; conventional paving (mill and overlay); completed in 2020
  • Lancelot, from Camelot End; conventional paving (mill and overlay);   completed in 2020
  • Kansas Street, from Fairview to Prairie; conventional paving (mill and overlay);   completed in 2020 
  • Dain Street, W. Kansas to Sunset; conventional paving (mill and overlay); completed in 2021.
  • Arthur, from Winner to Suddarth; conventional paving (mill and overlay); completed in 2021
  •  Suddarth, from Arthur to South End; conventional paving (mill and overlay) completed in 2021
  • 2212 H Highway (surface patch); completed in 2021
  • Kent Street, from Hwy 291 to Brown, concrete pavement (mill, basepatch and overlay); in progress
  • Sutton, from Kent to Brown; concrete pavement (mill, basepatch and overlay); in progress
  • Nashua, from Wildbriar to Clayview; conventional paving (mill and overlay); in progress
  • Clayview, from Nashua to Camelot; conventional paving (mill and overlay)
  • Lancelot Court, from Lancelot to End; conventional paving (mill and overlay)
  • Glenn Hendred, from Nashua to Lightburne; conventional paving (mill and overlay)
  • College, from Connistor to 291; conventional paving (mill and overlay)
  • Consitor, from Kansas to Liberty Drive; conventional paving (mill and overlay)
  • Clayview, from Camelot to College; conventional paving (mill and overlay)
  • Nashua, from Clayview to Gallatin; conventional paving (mill and overlay)
  • Kansas Street, from Clayview to Fairveiw; conventional paving (mill and overlay)

There will be flaggers in the work zones directing traffic as needed. Please drive with extra caution when you see the crews out working.  

Funding for the annual street restoration program comes from both the Capital and Transportation sales taxes, which are paid by all who shop in Liberty. 

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