Traffic alert: 3.5 miles of street paving begins next week in Edmonds
Last updated 5/21/2020 at 9:59am
The City of Edmonds is now paving about 3.5-lane miles of streets at various locations throughout the city. Work began the week of May 18 and is scheduled to be completed in July.
The work will involve grinding off the top 2 inches of old pavement and replacing it with new asphalt pavement. After the work is complete, residents will notice an improved pavement surface and smoother, quieter streets.
This year, workers will install several Kevlar-reinforced streets.
"We don't expect anyone to shoot at our streets,” said Ryan Hague, capital projects manager. He was joking. "Adding Kevlar...