Transportation Performance Charts
There are approximately 851 miles of sidewalk within the City. Sidewalk repairs are driven mainly by citizen requests. Repair volumes are tied to annual funding with the general goal of addressing each request by the end of the City’s fiscal year. This year’s performance target is 16,800 feet (1,400 feet per month). Sidewalk repairs are provided to enhance pedestrian safety and level of service.
There are approximately 7,000 potholes patched each year within the City. The City’s performance standard is to repair potholes no longer than three business days after notification. This work is done to enhance driving safety and reduce personal property damage.
There are approximately 1,212 miles of City-owned roadways. Projects are scheduled each year for design and resurfacing in accordance with approved funding levels. Resurfacing roadways enhances safety and the level of service for the traveling public.
There are approximately 410 lane-miles of pavement markings within the City. The performance target is 60 lane-miles (5 lane-miles per month). The bulk of this work is done by contract during a five-month period, so monthly totals over the year will vary. The contracted work is typically completed in the dryer months of September to March. Pavement markings are refurbished to provide good reflective qualities for night time driving. The visual qualities of pavement markings have a direct relationship on the frequency of vehicle, pedestrian and bicycle crashes that are the leading cause for fatalities, severe injuries and property damage. Refurbishing is done to enhance public safety.
There are approximately 85,000 traffic signs within the City. The performance target for inspection and possible replacement of these signs is 8,500 per year (700 per month). They are inspected on a routine basis and replaced if found to be damaged, vandalized, or foliage covered. This is done to ensure that traffic signs have good reflective qualities for nighttime driving. The visual quality of traffic signs have a direct relationship on the frequency of vehicle, pedestrian and bicycle crashes that are the leading cause for fatalities, severe injuries and property damage. Signs are replaced to enhance public safety.