Long Road To Recovery

March 22, 2021

UPDATE #3 – LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY

The City has contracted with an engineer to provide specifications of work and engineer’s estimate of cost in preparation for bidding the street repair. Those results are anticipated back in a few weeks for staff’s review.

Once those are approved, the plans for street repairs will be released for bid. The tentative start date for major road rehabilitation is late July to early August 2021.

We appreciate your patience as these repairs will take time to resolve.

 


 

March 12, 2021

UPDATE #2 – LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY

The City has completed its review of repairs needed on major collector streets damaged from the winter storm. The City has contracted with an engineer to provide specifications of work and engineer’s estimate of cost in preparation for bidding the street repair work out.

The City will utilize reserve funds within this current budget year to begin the repairs this year. It is the City’s desire to have repair work beginning early summer 2021.

A Collector street is defined as a street up to three lanes which carries traffic from Minor Streets, including residential streets, to the Arterial Street system.

Your City street crews will continue to work on the residential potholes throughout this year.

We appreciate your patience as these repairs will take time to resolve.

 


 

March 4, 2021

LONG ROAD TO RECOVERY – UPDATE

Many streets in Harker Heights were significantly damaged by the winter weather event. The City Council has identified street repairs as a high priority repair item within this current fiscal year.

Staff is compiling a list of road failures caused by the recent freeze and thaw. The City intends to use reserve budget funds to begin these repairs within this current fiscal year.

Staff has retained an engineer and is developing a detailed list of needed repairs and the City’s emphasis will be on collector street repairs. Timely repairs are needed to ensure the safe travel of citizens.