Overland Park city council is set to vote Monday night on the use of $5 million in chip seal as part of the its annual street maintenance program.
Driving the news: The Overland Park Public Works Committee on Wednesday voted to recommend approval of the city’s 2023 annual maintenance programs for street, stormwater and traffic repairs.
- The maintenance programs include contracted major repairs, preservation, rehabilitation or replacement of stormwater, street and traffic infrastructure.
- The city approved the program’s budget as part of a 50-year financial plan for capital improvements and maintenance programs.
- With the programs, the goal is to keep infrastructure in “good” condition, extend useful life and stay ahead of failures, according to city documents.
Street maintenance program: The committee approved a roughly $21.5 million total budget for street maintenance, including about $5 million going towards chip seal for 166 lane miles.