Upset about the condition of streets in Toledo? The city wants to hear from you
Potholes near the intersection of Robinwood and Bancroft (Source: Kyle Watterworth)
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
The city of Toledo is looking for your input on street repair and other issues related to the city's streets.
The city's Division of Engineering Services held the first of these meetings Tuesday.
City leaders say they wantto work with residents to find out which roads are in the worst shape and werethey should focus on repairs.
Potholes and cracks arejust some of the issues drivers and engineers are dealing with. The city sayscrews have repaired over 500 potholes already this year.
"Sometimes we try to keepsome of the worst streets serviceable as we can so people can use the streets,but we'll wait until they're in total need of reconstruction, we find that'smore efficient," said Toledo Administrator of Planning David Dysard.
If you want to voice aconcern about street repair or talk about the city's plans, attend one of thecommunity forms below.
All meetings will be held from 6-8 p.m.
March 12, 2014 District 3 East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Avenue
March 18, 2014 District 2 Heatherdowns Library, 3265 Glanzman Road
March 20, 2014 District 5 Christ Presbyterian Church, 4225 W. Sylvania Ave.
March 25, 2014 District 4 Kent Library, 3101 Collingwood Boulevard
March 27, 2014 District 1 Grace Church, 3700 Dorr Street
For more information about the forums or the street planning process, contact the Division of Engineering Services at 419-936-2275.