The city of Merced said 10 streets will be refinished as part of a $152,458 scrub seal project that begins Monday, Oct. 4. The road work will be completed by Oct. 14 when the streets are re-striped.
Residents on the affected streets can’t park on the streets Monday, Oct. 4, when a scrub seal is being applied. The roads will be closed for most of Wednesday, Oct. 6, and Thursday, Oct. 7, when the slurry seal is applied. The roads will be back in use by 5 p.m. on those days.
The process is intended to repair the damages caused to the road by wear and tear, improve the safety of the pavement and extend the life of the street. The entire project covers 342,500 square feet of asphalt.
Residents on the affected streets will receive notices in English and Spanish from the project contractors, Graham Contractors, Inc. of San Jose.The streets affected:
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El Capitan Avenue, between Olive Avenue and Brookdale Drive;College Avenue between Olive Avenue and Seneca Street;Fairfield Drive between M Street and Collins Drive;Barnett Way, between Branco Avenue and Story Avenue;McElvany Drive, between Brimmer Road and Laughlin Lane;Ballantyne Drive, between Brimmer Road and Laughlin Lane;Loder Lane, between Brimmer Road and Buckner Road;Buckner Road, between Gerard Avenue and Loder Lane;Brimmer Road, between Gerard Avenue and Loder Lane;Gerard Avenue, between Parsons Road and Coffee Street.