Streets

Streets Tid Bits:

  • There is approximately 97 km of major arterial and collector asphalt roads with a life expectancy of about twenty years
  • There is approximately 161 km of local asphalt roads with a life expectancy of about fifty years
  • Service and utility trenches cut into the asphalt road may reduce the life expectancy of the road by as much as forty percent
  • The City has its own hot asphalt plant which produces one hundred percent recycle asphalt mix. Material used is from stock piled broken asphalt and road millings. It is then put through a crusher. Cyclogen, a rejuvenating agent, is the only additive to the recycle hot asphalt mix
  • There is approximately 475 km of concrete sidewalk, curb and gutter with a life expectancy of about eighty years
  • Boulevard trees, service and utility trenches may reduce the life expectancy of concrete sidewalks, curbs and driveways