Travis County maintains around 1,276 miles of roadway. County Commissioners approved a work plan Jan. 15 for standard maintenance and improvements on county-maintained roads.
As it stands, 85.1 percent of arterial roadways maintained by the county are in fair, good or better condition, according to county documents. This represents a slight increase over 2018’s ratings of 84.3 percent.
County-wide 77.7 percent of all roads earned a good to fair or better rating, up from 75.5 percent last year.
Court mandated levels are 75% for arterials and 70% for the whole system.
Last fall, commissioners earmarked $19,955,356 in the fiscal year 2018-19 budget for road and bridge improvements.
With the court’s action Tuesday–which was taken on consent without public discussion–roadway maintenance projects over the coming months will include pothole patching, surface treatment, road reconstruction, hot mix asphalt concrete overlay edge and shoulder repair.
Other projects include pedestrian way maintenance, drainage, signage, striping and traffic engineering.