SAN ANGELO, TX – The City of San Angelo will begin its yearly program of street maintenance on Tuesday, August 4.
According to the City of San Angelo, the contractor, Ronald R. Wagner & CO., will be sealcoating selected city streets throughout the city. This marks the sixth year of an eight-year cycle to maintain every city roadway in San Angelo. The City Council awarded Wagner a $3.8 million contract to perform the work.
The work will take four to six weeks. Streets in the Lakeview, Reagan, Riverside, Belaire and Bradford neighborhoods will be treated. Maps of the streets to be sealed are posted at cosatx.us/streets.
Notices are currently being distributed to homeowners informing them that their streets will be treated. This will provide residents with the opportunity to move vehicles from the roadway. Residents are encouraged to relocate their vehicles during the sealcoating weeks as vehicles left in the right-of-way can result in an untreated area of pavement which interferes with the intent of the sealcoating process.
Sealcoating is not to be confused with resurfacing a roadway. Sealcoating involves applying a thin layer of asphalt and rock to a street’s surface. This method of maintenance prevents moisture from seeping into the asphalt and damaging the roadway’s base. The process assists in preventing new or additional cracking that eventually lead to pothole formation.
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