Paving the Way: Several San Marcos Streets to be Resurfaced

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The City of San Marcos has announced that several streets in the community will receive routine maintenance from Thursday, March 28 to Monday, June 1 as part of the City’s ongoing commitment to maintaining its roadways.
Every year in San Marcos, several streets receive a chip and slurry seal treatment to significantly extend the life of the existing pavement by protecting the undersurface from the effects of aging and the environment. This year’s project will include traffic signal upgrades along Mission Road and Twin Oaks Valley Road.

Residents directly affected have already received advanced notice of the work. Those affected can also expect to receive a second notice 72 hours prior to scheduled work so that appropriate parking arrangements can be made.

“Over the past five years, the city has resurfaced more than 12 million square feet of pavement to provide motorists a safe and smooth ride while traveling through San Marcos,” said Deputy City Manager Matt Little.

During construction work, there will be flaggers and other workers directing traffic to ensure the safe passage of all individuals and for the safety of construction workers between the designated weekday construction hours Monday through Friday from 7 am and 5 pm in residential areas; some weekend work may be required.

“We appreciate continued patience from residents and motorists during these important roadway repairs that will pave the way for lasting improvements,” said Little.

Paid for by the City’s capital improvement projects budget, the $1.3 million project will be completed by American Asphalt South.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and use caution when traveling through roadwork areas.

When available, road work schedules, maps, and other traffic alerts will be posted to the city’s website at www.san-marcos.net/roadwork. Schedules are subject to change and residents are encouraged to regularly check the website for updates. Traffic alerts will also be shared through the city’s social media platforms @sanmarcoscity on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
For more information or questions about work on your street, call the City’s Public Works Department at (760) 752-7550 or the City’s contracted construction manager Jason Linsdau at (760) 759-2466

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