Summer road work begins

It's that time of year again: road construction.

Public Works Director, Mark Westenskow outlined the city road work for the summer. Downtown has already begun the slurry seal project. They have divided up the streets into an every other one method to leave access open to businesses and housing.

"Slurry seal is a pavement preservation technique that is used to supplement existing asphalt roads that are in decent shape to extend their useful life," Westenskow said. "It is ideally placed on a 5-7 year cycle, and augments the asphalt binder that degrades over time due to weather exposure." ...


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