SAN ANGELO – San Angelo city officials announced progress on several street construction projects for July on Tuesday. One of the most anticipated projects is the reconstruction of N. Chadbourne St. from Loop 306 to 43rd St. which runs roughly from downtown San Angelo to near the San Angelo Coliseum and is a gateway for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year for major events like the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo.
Street maintenance within the city suffered for decades because of decisions made by previous city councils and city managers. Over the past several years, the City Council and City Manager Daniel Valenzuela have committed to a ten year, $80 million street construction plan which began with MLK Blvd. and continued with Bell St., Southwest Blvd., College Hills Blvd. and now N. Chadbourne is on the list.
According to information released from the city this week, utility construction along N. Chadbourne has been complete and the estimated $4.7 million street reconstruction project is nearing the bid stage.
Here's an update on other street construction projects currently in the works:
Downtown Chadbourne St. : $7.6 million Reconstruction of roadway, rehabilitating aging utilities, improving pedestrian safety & access will be complete in July 2022
Southwest Blvd: $7.04 million Reconstruction of the roadway, intersections & railroad crossing completion projected the summer of 2022
Bell St.: $22 million complete reconstruction of roadway & utilities completed in 2022
College Hills Blvd: $32 million reconstruction of roadway, drainage work, underground utilities, signalized intersection upgrades and ADA-compliant sidewalks and ramps. Work began in May 2022.
N. Monroe St.: $1.3 million. The N. Monroe Street crossing at Brentwood Park experienced severe damage during the 2015 storms to where the crossing was impassable. The sewer line replacement incorporates the repair of N. Monroe. The roadway will undergo mill and overlay from N. Jefferson, south to Forest Park Avenue. Forest Park Avenue will then undergo mill and overlay from N. Monroe east to Linden Way. Estimated completion is July 2022.
Future Projects Include: Edmond Blvd., Glenna St., 29th St.; S. Chadbourne St. from Ave. B to Ave. L.; Jackson St. from Knickerbocker to the railroad track; Howard St. from Glenna to Sherwood Way; Repairing the Oaks St. Bridge downtown; Sunset Dr. and Christoval Rd.