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Perkins Township has no cash for road repairs

Andy Ouriel • May 22, 2013 at 10:11 AM

Township trustees voted to spend just $2,200 for road repairs in 2013 — to smooth out Miller Road — but the waiting list of roads needing repair is growing.

The Miller Road project is the first resurfacing project on a Perkins Township road in two years. The last one — at Fairview Lanes — went over-budget by $150,000 in 2011. 

 

Find out what the plan is, if there is a plan, in today's Register. Click here for the ePaper, for home delivery or buy the Register daily at a newsstand near you. 

 

Township officials identified roads in need of re-paving but don't have the funds to schedule the work. Here's the list with cost estimates provided by the township:

 

Street                   Estimated resurfacing costs

 

Boston Road               $210,000

Richmond Circle         $100,000

Lisbon Circle               $86,000

Memphis Avenue        $56,000

Dallas Avenue             $44,000

Hartford Avenue          $41,000

Denver Avenue           $40,000

 

Total                              $577,000

 

Source: Perkins Township highway department

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