December 6, 2023
Highway work. Picture by Alexander Nguyen

Excellent news: Roads are being repaired in neighborhoods throughout the town of San Diego as a part of the Transportation Division’s ongoing Slurry Seal program.

Beginning Tuesday crews will proceed resurfacing streets in and round Clairemont, La Jolla, Mira Mesa, Torrey Hills and College Metropolis over the following 3 weeks.

Stopping the deterioration of streets is significant to enhancing the general situation of San Diego’s community of roads. It reduces the necessity for a extra expensive asphalt overlay and reconstruction for badly deteriorated streets. Details about several types of avenue restore might be discovered on the Transportation webpage.

Slurry seal is usually accomplished in phases over a number of days or even weeks, and a number of slurry seal initiatives are taking place throughout the town concurrently. The most recent work as a part of Slurry Seal Challenge 2322 can be accomplished, climate allowing, by the month of November and the primary week of December. The next roads can be resurfaced:

  • Corte Isabelino
  • Calle Isabelino
  • Vereda Mar De Ponder
  • Longshore Method
  • By way of Mar De Ballenas
  • Fairport Method
  • Carroll Canyon Highway
  • Lebon Drive
  • Bloch Avenue
  • Barkla Avenue
  • Curie Place
  • Diane Courtroom
  • Diane Place
  • Diane Avenue
  • Soderblom Courtroom
  • Lehrer Drive
  • Bothe Avenue
  • Hillery Drive
  • Marbury Avenue
  • Acrux Drive
  • Cetus Highway
  • Octans Avenue
  • Volans Avenue
  • Vela Drive
  • Spica Drive
  • Bellatrix Courtroom
  • Eridanus Courtroom
  • Waterton Highway
  • Timsford Highway
  • Cohansy Highway
  • Hasbrook Highway
  • Octans Avenue

Slurry seal is a cheap pavement preservation methodology consisting of asphalt emulsion, sand and rock. This combination is utilized to the road floor at a median thickness of 1 / 4 inch and extends the lifetime of already in-good-conditioned streets.

Streets are chosen for resurfacing by a pavement administration system that helps decide when to schedule streets. Every avenue phase is assigned an General Situation Index rating based mostly on the pavement’s roughness and cracks.

To prioritize avenue paving, the OCI is used together with different elements, equivalent to visitors quantity, highway sort, fairness, local weather resiliency, mobility, upkeep historical past, different development initiatives, and accessible funding. Repairs are sometimes grouped inside a neighborhood to incorporate streets in comparable circumstances or carried out after different initiatives, equivalent to pipeline alternative.

View a map of avenue restore and different initiatives in your neighborhood by visiting the Metropolis’s interactive Challenge Finder map.