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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Mayor Sheehan and DGS Highlight City’s Historic $10 million+ Pavement Preservation Investments 2022

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Contact: Frank Zeoli, Deputy Commissioner

ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio joined City Treasurer Darius Shahinfar and Councilmembers Jack Flynn, Deborah Zamer, Joyce Love, and E. Hyde Clarke – members of the Common Council’s General Services, Health & Environment Committee – to highlight the City’s historic $10 million+ pavement preservation investments in 2022.

2022 Street Resurfacing Statistics:

  • Nearly 70 Streets across the City of Albany – comprising more than 50,000 lane feet – will be resurfaced in 2022, a 30% increase from 2021
  •  7 Streets will be micro-surfaced utilizing a state-of-the-art technology that extends the life of the streets and reduces ongoing maintenance costs
  • 27 Sidewalks will be repaired and/or replaced as part of the pavement preservation program

Mayor Sheehan also announced that New Scotland Avenue between S. Manning Boulevard and O’Neil Road has been added to the 2022 repaving list. This project has been made possible in part through additional street maintenance funding provided by New York State, thanks to the leadership of Governor Hochul, Senator Breslin, and Assemblymembers Fahy and McDonald. The repaving project will also include a new striping alignment that will make it very clear New Scotland Avenue is a one-lane road in each direction.

Residents can stay up to date with the progress of all the City’s pavement preservation investments in 2022 here

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan said, “Since taking office, my administration has invested more than $40 million in street and sidewalk revitalization, however we know we must invest even more to ensure our streets are in optimal condition. That is why I am so proud to have once again proposed a historic investment in streets and sidewalks, this year totaling more than $10 million. Thank you to Commissioner Panunzio and the Department of General Services for implementing these historic investments and ensuring our streets and sidewalks serve our residents for years to come.”

City of Albany Department of General Services Commissioner Sergio Panunzio said, “I am gratified that the City was able to resurface 30% more streets this year over previous years. This along with our new micro surfacing pavement preservation program residents will see a real difference in road travel across the city.  Thank you to Mayor Sheehan and the Common Council for providing the funding to take our program to a new level.”

8th Ward Councilmember and Council General Services, Health, and Environment Committee Chairman Jack Flynn said, “The hard-working employees at the City of Albany Department of General Services are second-to-none and it is great to see so many streets and sidewalks being repaired across our City this summer. I am proud to have voted for this historic investment in the 2022 Budget and I commend Mayor Sheehan and Commissioner Panunzio for leading the way and ensuring our residents have quality street and sidewalk infrastructure.”

Micro-Surfacing – DGS micro-surfaced three streets in 2021, and will micro-surface seven more streets in 2022:

  • Rutland Street (McCalpin to Sparkill) - 1st Ward
  • Mountain Street (Southern Blvd to Dead End) - 1st Ward
  • St. Joseph’s Terrace (First St. & Second St) - 3rd Ward
  • Hall Place (Second Street & Ten Broeck Place) - 3rd Ward
  • N. Second Street (North Pearl St to Broadway) - 4th Ward
  • N. Third Street (North Pearl St to Broadway) - 4th Ward
  • Clayton Place (Whitehall to Hackett Blvd) - 8th Ward

Micro surfacing (also referred to as 'micro asphalt') is a treatment laid over the top of the existing surface designed to seal, protect, and extend the life of asphalt surfaces. The application involves a self-priming paver, which applies polymer modified emulsion bond coat directly in front of the paving screen where an ultra-thin overlay of specialized hot mix asphalt is placed. Micro-surfacing not only improves the durability of the street surface compared to typical track coats but reduces life-cycle costs by 25 to 45% and adds 6 to 8 years of street lift when applied.

2022 Street Infrastructure Projects (By Ward)
Street Name
From
To
Ward
VIA
Putnam St.Second Ave.Dead End (South of Van Orden Ave.)1Contract 2
Southern Blvd.Delaware Ave.McAlpin St.1Contract 2
Van Orden Ave.Putnam St.Dead End1Contract 2
Garden StreetO'Connell Street Frisbee Ave.1In House
Broad St.Second Ave.Seymour St.1In House
Rutland St.McAlpin St.Sparkill Ave.1Micro-Surfacing
Mountain St.Southern Blvd. Dead End1Micro-Surfacing
Catherine St.Clinton St.Elizabeth St.2Contract 1
Elm St.Eagle St.Grand St.2Contract 1
Osborne St.S. Hawk St.Elizabeth St.2Contract 1
Phillip St.Madison Ave.Hamilton St.2In House
Madison Pl. Eagle St.Philip St.2In House
Elizabeth St. 3rd Ave.Catherine St.2In House
Elk St.Dove St.Lark St.3Contract 1
Orange St.Henry Johnson Blvd.Lexington Ave.3Contract 1
Orange St.Lark St.Henry Johnson Blvd.3Contract 1
Eagle St.Pine St.Columbia St.3In House
St. Joseph's Terr.First St.Second St.3Micro-Surfacing
Hall Pl.Second St.Ten Broeck Pl.3Micro-Surfacing
Colonie St.Lark St.Northern Blvd.4Contract 1
Hutton St.Lindbergh Ave.Lawn Ave.4In House
N. Second St.BroadwayN. Pearl St.4In House & Micro-Surfacing
N. Third St.N. Pearl St.Broadway4Micro-Surfacing
Beverly Ave.Northern Blvd. Wilkins Ave.5Contract 1
Second St.Lark St.Henry Johnson Blvd.5Contract 1
Lark St.Washington Ave.Madison Ave.6Contract 2
Spring St.Dove St.Lark St.6In House
Elm St.Dove St.Delaware Ave.6In House
Carroll Terr.Delaware Ave.Dead End6In House
Catalpa Dr.Summit Ave.Dead End7Contract 1
Crown Terr. Hackett Blvd.Dead End7Contract 1
Federal St.Summit Ave.Dead End7Contract 1
Ten Eyck Ave.Whitehall Rd.Marwill St.7Contract 1
Delaware Terr.Delaware Ave.Dead End7In House
Rose Ct.Whitehall Rd.Dead End (south of Dartmouth St.) 8Contract 2
Maxwell St.Whitehall Rd.Hurst Ave.8In House
Kelton Ct.Dartmouth St.Whitehall Rd.8In House
Clayton Pl.Whitehall Rd.Hackett Blvd.8Micro-Surfacing
New Scotland Ave.S. Manning Blvd.O'Neil Rd.8Contract 3
Park Ave.S. Lake Ave.Quail St.9Contract 1
Quail St.Woodlawn Ave.Park Ave.9Contract 1
W. Erie St.Fairview Ave.Edison Ave.9In House
Maplewood St.New Scotland Ave.Fairview Ave.9In House
Park Ave.Ryckman Ave. Main Ave. (South)10Contract 2
Hudson Ave.Ontario St.Quail St.10In House
Myrtle Ave.W. Lawrence St.S. Main Ave.10In House
Bradford St.Lawrence St. (West)Main Ave. (North)11Contract 2
Grant Ave.Central Ave.Dead End (north of Third St.)11Contract 2
Third St.Grant Ave.Watervliet Ave.11Contract 2
Benson St.Partridge St.Ontario St.11In House
Danker Ave.Lincoln Ave. Dead End12Contract 12
Victor St.Lincoln Ave.Dead End12In House
Pinehurst Ave.Tremont St.Zoar Ave.12 In House
Manning Blvd.Western Ave.Washington Ave.13 Contract 2
Carriage IslandWashington Ave.Western Ave.13In House
Winthrop Ave.Western Ave.Melrose Ave.13In House
Bender LaneBuckingham Dr.Avon Ct.14Contract 1
Friebel Rd.Krumkill Rd.Buckingham Dr.14 Contract 2
Holmes DaleWestern Ave.Cortland St.14Contract 2
Ormond St. Buckingham Dr.Greeway14Contract 2
Bower St.S. Manning Blvd.S. Allen St.14In House
S. Pine Ave.Mercer St.Myrtle Ave.14In House
Adirondack St.Berkshire Blvd.Dead End15Contract 1
Hillcrest Ave.Wellington Ave. Berkshire Blvd.15Contract 2
Maplewood Ave.Russell Rd.Locust St.15Contract 2
Pleasant View Ave.Homestead St.Russell Rd.15 Contract 2
Cottage Ave.Homestead Ave.Wellington Ave.15In House
Beacon Ave.Cortland St.Western Ave.15 In House
Cross St.Garden Ave.Avon St.15In House


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