Lucerne Avenue near High Street in Modesto, Calif. is pictured Monday afternoon (09-11-17). The City Council approved spending $6.8 million for repaving work, but Modesto spent $9 million for the work. An example of repaving is seen here on Lucern Avenue.
Lucerne Avenue near High Street in Modesto, Calif. is pictured Monday afternoon (09-11-17). The City Council approved spending $6.8 million for repaving work, but Modesto spent $9 million for the work. An example of repaving is seen here on Lucern Avenue. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com
Lucerne Avenue near High Street in Modesto, Calif. is pictured Monday afternoon (09-11-17). The City Council approved spending $6.8 million for repaving work, but Modesto spent $9 million for the work. An example of repaving is seen here on Lucern Avenue. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com

City Council approved $6.8 million for street work. Why did Modesto spend $9 million?

September 11, 2017 05:16 PM