The Greatest Challenge: When tornadoes roared through our community December 11, 2021, the loss of lives and destruction of property created the greatest challenge our community has faced in modern time. This is our story of resiliency through the eyes of your City employees and other community leaders. Read Our Story

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Annual Street Resurfacing

The City maintains approximately 560 paved lane miles of streets, a length which grows annually with the build-out of new subdivisions. Street conditions are surveyed annually by an outside consultant using a vehicle with high-tech equipment including lasers, cameras, computers and other measuring devices. The data which is collected is maintained in a pavement Management Application (PMA). The PMA performs analysis recommending the most economically efficient allocation of available funds to sustain pavement quality throughout the street network. Staff also conducts field inspections to evaluate and prioritize projects and develop the final project list each year.

FY23 Street Resurfacing Contract

Public Works - Stantec LIDAR Van

The total number of lane miles to be paved will vary from year to year and depends largely on the cost of asphalt, as well as existing conditions such as the need to do more intensive street repair beyond a typical overlay in some locations. Any additional work will increase the cost of a typical mile of paving.

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