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Posted on: June 11, 2018

City of Buffalo Infrastructure Improvement Season Begins!

Paving trucks

Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron W. Brown joined crews from the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works, Parks and Streets (DPW) to officially kick off the 2018 residential paving and sidewalk work season in Buffalo.  The City will invest over $10 million in neighborhood work and $35 million in major projects this year, bringing Buffalo’s total infrastructure investment to $325 million since 2006.


Mayor Brown stated, “From new streets to new streetlights and sidewalks, we continue to invest in neighborhood improvements that matter to our residents and help improve the quality of life.”


Earlier this month, City crews began street milling and paving operations in neighborhoods throughout Buffalo.


DPW Commissioner Stepniak said, “Thanks to the strong commitment from Mayor Brown to our citywide infrastructure improvement program, we are steadily improving road and sidewalk conditions in every part of the City.”


Over $45 million will be invested in City of Buffalo infrastructure work this season, including $35 million in major projects, and $10 million in funding for Mayor Brown’s citywide residential street and sidewalk repaving program.  Following are some of the roads and sidewalks where work has already started, or will start, over the next few weeks:

 

Major Projects Continuing:

  • Northland Streetscape – Fillmore to Grider *Road Closed*
  • Seneca Street Lighting and Paving – Michigan to Hamburg
  • Bailey Bridge


Major Projects starting in 2018:

  • Niagara St Phase III and IV
  • Seneca Street Rehab – Michigan to Hamburg
  • Allen Street Streetscape Rehab
  • Bicycle Infrastructure continues - 150 miles of bike facilities by the end of 2018, meeting Mayor Brown’s commitment made when he released the bike master plan

 

 

City-wide CDBG Paving: 

  • Chauncey from Bailey to Greene
  • Dempster from Bailey to Greene
  • Imson from Quinn to North End
  • Moreland from Bailey to Greene
  • Troupe from Seneca to North End
  • Brunswick from Jefferson to Londsdale
  • Butler from Londsdale to Humboldt
  • Goulding from Londsdale to Humboldt
  • Verdun Fillmore to Kensington
  • Wade from Fillmore to Holden


City-wide CDBG Sidewalks:

  • Hoyt from Forest to Potomac
  • Busti from Pennsylvania to Porter
  • Hamilton from Niagara to Tonawanda

Virgil from Tacoma to Taunton

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