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Posted on: April 12, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Allen begins inspection of over 600 miles of city roads

In January, Allen City Council authorized the expense to hire a company that will drive every street and alley in our community - over 600 miles - to develop a surface condition assessment. The data will assist City staff with future decisions regarding pavement replacement and maintenance expenses for years to come.

A laser-equipped van will travel more than 660 miles of Allen streets and alleys to evaluate road conditions and help prioritize future repairs. The process is part of a citywide pavement assessment approved by Allen City Council during the Jan. 11 meeting. Federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act will cover the $205,022 price tag. The data will help City engineers prioritize upcoming projects and forecast future needs for roadway pavement, which is Allen’s most expensive asset.

VIDEO: Inspecting over 600 miles of Allen

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