Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that the City of Chicago has started its 2018 paving season.
Crews will hit the streets to pave more than 200 miles of city streets this year, Emanuel's office said in a statement. That brings Chicago's total to more than 2,000 miles paved since 2011, according to Emanuel.
Some of the main arterial roads slated to be repaved, according to the Sun-Times, include:
- 79th Street from Western to Cottage Grove (4 miles)
- 69th Street from Ashland to South Chicago (2.7 miles)
- Dr. Martin Luther King Drive from 111th Street to 115th Street ( 0.5 mile)
- Western Blvd. from 45th Street to Garfield Blvd. (1.25 miles)
- Damen Avenue from 33rd Street to Pershing Road (0.75 mile)
- Archer Avenue from Kolin Avenue to 47th Street (1.1 miles)
- Archer from Nottingham Avenue to Narragansett Avenue (0.9 mile)
- 67th Street from Ashland to Cottage Grove (3 miles)
- Humboldt Drive from Chicago Avenue to North Avenue (1 mile)
- North Avenue from Cicero to Central Park Avenue (1.5 miles)
- Augusta Blvd. from Grand Avenue to Milwaukee (2.5 miles)
- Wilson Avenue from Damen to LSD (1.7 miles)
- Elston Avenue from Melvina Avenue to Foster (2 miles)
- Addison Street from Keeler Avenue to Avondale Avenue (0.65 mile)
- Avondale Avenue/Gregory Street from Harlem Avenue to Moody Avenue (1.3 miles)
A map of which streets will be repaved, and which have been repaved since 2011, is below.
The streets in green have been repaved over the last seven years, while the streets in red are slated to be repaved in 2018.