The City of Ridgefield maintains about 50 linear miles of paved streets.
Pavement management is a way of protecting this community asset and maximizing the life of our streets. Each year, staff evaluates pavement conditions and determines the most cost-effective methods to extend pavement life and improve the driving surface. When streets begin to fail, they fail quickly and the costs to repair them increases dramatically. To use resources most efficiently, the city’s primary focus has been on keeping good streets in good condition.
This 10 Year Project Map demonstrates the streets that are scheduled for repair under the Pavement Management Program.
Pavement Management 2021
The Ridgefield City Council has been ramping up the investment in taking care of the streets throughout our community.
The Ridgefield City Council recognizes the value of good streets as a community asset and continues work to ensure our streets are taken care of. When streets begin to fail, they fail quickly and the costs to repair them increases dramatically. To use resources most efficiently, the city’s primary focus has been keeping good streets in good condition.
To keep these projects cost-effective, Council has worked to use vehicle license fees and local funding as leverage to secure additional grant funds. Take a look at the 2021 Paving Projects Schedule to see your vehicle license fees put to work:
– Heron Drive Patching and Chip Seal, Slurry Seal of neighborhood streets in Heron Ridge and Bellwood Heights, $175,000 project, beginning June 2021
– Pavement Milling and Overlay on westbound lane of Hillhurst from Royle Rd to Sevier Rd, $175,000 project, beginning July 2021
– Pavement Milling and Overlay on Hillhurst between Great Blue Rd and S 6th Way, funded by the Transportation Improvement Board (TIB), $690,000, beginning July 2021
– N 8th Ave and Simons St Full Roadway Reconstruction, Sidewalks and Utilities funded by a Community Development Block Grant, $296,000, beginning Fall 2021
– Royle Rd north of S 19th St Full Roadway Reconstruction, Sidewalks, Utilities and a new roundabout at Wells Drive, $2,950,000, beginning Late Summer 2021
Pavement Preservation and Maintenance projects are funded through the Ridgefield Transportation Benefit District – Click here to learn more.
If there is a street in your neighborhood that needs fixing and you don’t see it on the 2021 Road Projects map, take a look at the 10-Year Project Map above to see if it scheduled for repair. If you don’t find your street in the 10-Year Map, use the City’s App “Access Ridgefield” to let us know.