improvements are various locations within the City of Brookings are continuing
this week, City Manager Gary Milliman said today.
has budgeted $8,000 annually for general sidewalk improvements and repairs,”
Milliman said. “This enables us to do a
few projects each year. We are taking
advantage of the good weather to get some of these projects done now.”
project is located on Oak Street at the driveway serving Coast Auto. “The sidewalk and driveway at this location
is a maze of curbs and pavement repair,” Milliman said. “I have personally observed young mothers attempting
to negotiate this area with strollers and can imagine the difficulty encountered
by people using wheelchairs.”
Parks Crew cleared brush that had overgrown onto the sidewalk last week, and
the Public Works Crew will be demolishing the existing paving this week. This will be followed by the installation of
new sidewalk and a driveway that will provide a smooth transition for
pedestrians. The concrete work has been
contracted to Klinefelter Contracting.
locations where sidewalk work is or will soon be in progress include Pacific
and Fern Avenue.