Byline: Jim Skeen Staff Writer
PALMDALE - A $10.6 million program is aimed at repaving 28 miles of
city streets by this fall.
Roughly 11 percent of the city's total street surface will be
repaved in the program, with $10 million of the funding to be repaid
with future city revenues. The work is expected to be completed in
``This is the largest resurfacing program we've had in find out the
city,'' said Public Works Director Leon Swain.
The work, to be done in four phases, should last for 10 to 15
years, Swain said.
The focus is on major traffic arteries and on aging streets in
neighborhoods built in the 1950s, Swain said.
Streets in the neighborhood bounded by Avenue R, Palmdale
Boulevard, 20th Street East and 15th Street East wikipedia reference will be resurfaced in
the first phase, as will eight sections of major traffic arteries. The
eight are Avenue T from Fort Tejon to Littlerock Creek, 10th Street West
from the Antelope Valley Freeway to Rancho Vista Boulevard, 10th Street
West from Avenue O to O-4, Rancho Vista Boulevard between the freeway
and Fairway Drive, Avenue N between 55th and 60th streets west, Avenue
M-8 from 60th visite site to 70th streets west, and two sections of Avenue M - one
between 60th and 70th streets west and the other between the freeway and
Major streets to be resurfaced in the second phase will be Rayburn
Road from Division Street to Tierra Subida, Palmdale Boulevard between
the freeway and 10th Street West, Avenue R from Fifth Street East to
Sierra Highway, Fifth Street East from Avenue S to Avenue R, Fifth
Street West between Avenue Q-8 to Tierra Subida, and Sixth Street East
between Palmdale Boulevard and Avenue R.
This phase also will cover streets in the neighborhood bounded by
Avenue R, Avenue R-6, 10th Street East and Prentiss Avenue.
The third phase will cover Avenue R from 35th Street East to 47th
Street East, 40th Street East from Avenue Q to Avenue S, and
neighborhood streets in the area bounded by Avenue R, Avenue R-12, Third
Street East and Fifth Street East.
To be resurfaced in the final phase are Avenue O from 100th to
120th streets east, Avenue Q from Sierra Highway to 40th Street East,
110th Street East between Avenues O and Q, Avenue S from 25th Street
East to 47th Street East, 25th Street East from Palmdale Boulevard to
Avenue S, and Avenue S between 40th and 50th streets east.
Jim Skeen, (661) 267-5743