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Road resurfacing set to begin

Post Date:07/10/2017 12:33 PM

Paving the way to newer and better roads throughout the Township will create bumps along the way for affected residents and motorists. West Chester works diligently with contractors to minimize the impacts of road projects when possible and seeks patience throughout the process.

slurry-web_3816This summer, West Chester will spend more than $2 million in road resurfacing and more than $680,000 in curb repairs. This financial commitment reflects West Chester’s commitment to ensure the Township’s more than 220 miles of road meet the high standards of the community while remaining fiscally responsible to the taxpayers.

West Chester will utilize several methods for communicating when and where road work is taking place this summer.

  • Residents directly impacted by the work will receive notification of steps to take when work is scheduled.
  • Streets impacted by work and schedules, when available, are available at WestChesterOH.org from a homepage link.
  • Contractors will post “no parking” signs on streets and post “door hanger” signs the day before work is scheduled on a particular street.
  • Nextdoor.com will be used to notify affected neighborhoods of work schedules.

Work on the roads can be delayed due to weather or equipment failure beyond the control of West Chester Township or the contractor. Every effort will be made update the resources offered above when schedules change.

Crews with Barrett Paving began milling streets July 6th in preparation for new asphalt. There could be several weeks between the time milling takes place and actual paving occurs.

Crews with American Pavement are expected to begin crack sealing in preparation for slurry resurfacing sometime during the week of July 10th. Slurry application is expected to begin the week of July 24th.

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