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2016 Annual Activity Report

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EAST CEDAR STREET PROJECT: The city will be rebuilding approximately 1.21 miles of East Cedar Street from the 5 th Street intersection to the King College Road intersection. Key elements include: • A typical road section consisting of two, 12-foot travel lanes with 5-foot wide sidewalks on both sides of the road. Sidewalks will also be provided within the project limits on both sides of the intersecting roads such as Virginia Ave., Kentucky Ave., Pennsylvania Ave., Carolina Ave., Maryland Ave., Georgia Ave. and Florida Ave. • Modification of the 5 th Street intersection to include appropriate turn lanes and upgrades to the signal. • Modification of the Virginia Ave. intersection and signal to include additional left turn lanes on Virginia Ave. and East Cedar St. • Realignment of the road between Golf St. and Haverstadt Dr. to eliminate the "S" curve. • Changes to the vertical road geometry in certain areas to provide better sight distance. Construction will be starting this spring. OLD JONESBORO ROAD WATER IMPROVEMENTS: The city completed installation of 4,200 feet of 10-inch and 420 feet of 6-inch water mains along Old Jonesboro Road and Galway Road. The project improved fire flows and water service along the corridor. STREET PAVEMENT RESURFACING: The city completed pavement resurfacing of 10.58 lane miles of streets during the year. Approximately $679,00 was spent resurfacing streets. AUTOMATED REFUSE COLLECTION: The city purchased a new automated refuse collection vehicle for $237,00 and placed it into service. WATER PLANT TELEMETRY: The city completed upgrading the telemetry at the water treatment plant. The upgrade improved the control, monitoring and efficiency of the water treatment process. MAJOR PROJECTS With new leadership in place and strategic plans taking shape to prepare for years to come, the city has started to lay the building blocks for a bright future and residents can be confident Bristol's best years are ahead. East Cedar Street Project

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