The City of Paso Robles is pleased to announce the use of recycled tires as a pavement re-surfacing material on street improvement projects, which diverted a total equivalent to 14,869 passenger tires from the waste stream.
CalRecycle funded a portion of the projects with a grant in the amount of $82,726. The following streets were completed using the rubberized hot mix asphalt:
Spring Street –24th to 36th
Downtown Area Road Rehabilitation–(6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and Park Streets)
Staff Managed Projects
Staff manages approximately 25 to 30 projects at any given time. Projects like:
Design Water Lines
Street and Alley Pavement Maintenance
Constructing Public Buildings and/or Parks
Studies Looking at Any Facilities or Utilities Are Handled by Public Works
Major Visual & Physical Impact
Projects with a major visual and physical impact, such as the improved Veterans Memorial Bridge, involve teamwork from Public Works and other City Departments. Capital Projects Management work includes community outreach using press releases, interviews and public meetings to help inform City residents and businesses about projects.