Roads

PROPOSED ROAD MAINTENANCE PROGRAM: 5-Year Plan

Year 1: 2017

  1. Assess conditions of roadways and stormwater infrastructure
  2. Remove vegetation from sides of roadways and from stormwater infrastructure
    1. Chip vs. Mechanical – Mechanical will cover greater distance in shorter time
  3. Conduct seasonal repairs as required
    1. Road washouts
    2. Culvert washouts
  4. Cold Patch potholes as needed
  5. Pave Roadcuts – Steward Road, Center and Water Streets
  6. Install a driveway culvert at the end of Forest Avenue

Year 2: 2018

  1. Continue with vegetation Removal
  2. Ditching storm water infrastructure now that vegetation has been removed
  3. Road shoulder repair during ditching
  4. Culvert cleanouts where needed
  5. Wetland area improvements on Water Street
  6. Repair Spring Road concrete box culvert
  7. Culvert replacement along North Guilford Road
  8. Conduct seasonal repairs as needed
    1. Road washouts
    2. Culvert washouts
  9. Cold patch potholes as needed

Year 3: 2019

  1. Finish up ditching, in-town roads included
  2. Inspect and replace in-town culverts
  3. Repair Water Street culvert at wetlands
  4. Culvert cleanouts as required
  5. Crack sealing of chip-sealed roads
  6. Cold Patch potholes as needed
  7. Conduct seasonal repairs as required

Year 4: 2020

  1. Complete chip-seal re-pavement on North Guilford Road
  2. Culvert assessment and replacement on Willimantic Road
  3. Cold patch Potholes
  4. Continue with crack sealing of chip-sealed roads
  5. Conduct seasonal repairs as required

Year 5: 2021

  1. Monitor improvements
  2. Maintain vegetation and culverts
  3. Replace failing culverts
  4. Cold patch potholes as required
  5. Conduct seasonal repairs as required
  6. Prepare remainder of Steward Road for repaving