City will invest more than $58 million on major projects & residential street paving, sidewalk work
Mayor Byron Brown and the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works, Parks and Streets announced the official start of the 2021 residential paving season, which includes residential paving and sidewalk work across the city.
The city will invest more than $10.5 million in residential paving and $3.9 million in sidewalk work, as well as over $44 million in major infrastructure projects this year, bringing Buffalo's total infrastructure investments to over $290 million since 2006.
"My administration is continuing the great infrastructure work our city residents have come to expect and deserve,” Brown said. “We've made significant investments in repaving streets and fixing sidewalks in every corner of Buffalo since 2006, and we're ready to further improve the quality of life for our residents, businesses and visitors. This year we've scheduled 155 paving projects which will improve 48.9 miles of city streets."
DPW Commissioner Michael J. Finn, P.E., said, “The Department of Public Works is happy to kickoff a busy construction season delivering improvements in all corners of the city. Residents are reminded to follow paper posted parking restrictions to facilitate the construction work,"
•Milling ahead of residential street repaving has begun on the following streets:
Paving has begun or will start soon at the following locations:
Parking restrictions will be in place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. wherever milling and paving is ongoing.
•Major new and continuing 2021 infrastructure projects:
Brown and the DPW urged the driving public to be on the lookout for street resurfacing crews as they're driving around the city. If drivers encounter a crew at work, they should slow down and keep the crews safe.