SAN ANGELO, TX – The City of San Angelo issued an update on the multiple active street projects currently underway Thursday. Millions of dollars have been invested to improve infrastructure in the city.
Winter Storm URI Street Repairs
Repairs began on Jackson St. on May 26th and will continue to Executive Dr. and other areas of the city.
The $5.9 million project will take approximately take 2 and a half years to complete.
Currently, in phase 2 of 3, crews began working on the Southwest Blvd low water crossing near McDonald's.
Improvements to the area include installing conveyance structures, raising the roadway from 2.5 ft to 3 ft, and improve the channel from Southwest to the frontage road.
That part of the project is expected to take at least 60 days -- unless weather events cause delays.
The year's long project is expected to be completed by December of this year, ahead of schedule.
The project, which has a cost of $22 million, is focused on two areas -- reconstruction of the roadway and rehabilitation of utility lines.
According to the city, the utility rehabilitation, which had a cost of $12 million, is 100 percent completed.
The roadwork, which will cost $10 million, is approximately 85 percent done.
Crews are currently working on the northbound lanes from Harris Ave and going south towards the river.
All three projects have been under contract by Reece Albert.
Downtown Chadbourne St
The Downtown Chadbourne St reconstruction, done by TiZack Concrete Inc, is in varying stages.
The street construction is currently at 90 percent while the sidewalk construction is at 50 and the traffic signals and lighting is at 25.
The $7.6 million project is focused on the reconstruction of the roadway, rehabilitating aging utilities, and improving pedestrian safety and access.
The project area covers the Concho River to Beauregard Ave.
In the past four years, a total of five street projects have been completed in San Angelo.
At least eight new street projects have begun, are expected to begin, or are in the design and bidding phase.