The Maintenance Division repairs potholes, seals
pavement cracks, patches street failures and resurfaces many miles of Lakewood
streets each year. Pothole repairs are completed as soon as practical, and
other street repairs are prioritized and completed as resources allow.
Resurfacing is scheduled several years in advance. The process includes
sealcoats which seal streets and prolong their useful life, asphalt overlays on
streets that have fallen into disrepair and curb, gutter and sidewalk repairs.
list of streets scheduled for resurfacing
Map of Streets Scheduled for Resurfacing
Streets that are in fair to
good condition are patched and crack-sealed to repair any failed areas then a
sealcoat is applied to the streets entire surface area to seal it from the
effects of weathering and to extend its service life.
Resurfacing or Overlay
Streets where pavement is failing are first
rotomilled to prevent excessive buildup of asphalt at the edges and crowns of
streets. Next, crews patch any failed street areas. Then they spread a layer
of asphalt, ranging from 1 to 2 inches thick, over the street to restore a good
riding surface and buildup the pavement structure, giving it more
Badly deteriorated sections of curbs,
gutters, sidewalks and drainage crosspans are removed and replaced on streets
that are scheduled to be resurfaced. Concrete repairs are also completed on
streets that are not scheduled for resurfacing in the current year. These
repairs are limited to areas where trip hazards or other dangerous conditions
For more information on the street and sidewalk repair
program, or to report a pothole and other street repair needs, please visit Request Lakewood below.