YORKTOWN, N.Y. - More than 4 miles of roadways in Yorktown will be paved in the next few months.
Highway Superintendent Eric DiBartolo presented a detailed plan to the Yorktown Town Board on Tuesday night to smooth over 15 roads in town with more than 10,000 tons of asphalt at a cost of $834,803.
"We've been getting a lot of calls. These roads are in tough shape," DiBartolo said.
Yorktown has secured $296,000 from the state Consolidated Highway Improvement Program, or CHIPS, and has money coming from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to cover expenses incurred in major storms. DiBartolo asked the Town Board to allocate $300,000 from Yorktown's reserve fund to cover the balance.
"If FEMA money comes in and we can use it for paving, fine," said Councilman Nick Bianco, who estimated the town had $3.6 million in its undesignated reserve fund. "If there's surplus, I'd like to give it to Eric."
"I've got no problem with your list," Supervisor Michael Grace said.
Some of the roads slated to be repaired include Lexington Avenue to Amazon Road, Hanover Street and Hunterbrook Drive.
DiBartolo said he also hopes to purchase at least two highway trucks with money saved during the warm winter. The department has not purchased a new truck in seven years.
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