$69 million for Cincinnati road rehab plan

$69 million for Cincinnati road rehab plan

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The City of Cincinnati has launched its enhanced road rehabilitation initiative.

The City's Capital Acceleration Plan (CAP) is said to systematically improve Cincinnati's pavement conditions and save taxpayers money through avoided street replacement cost.

This plan will invest $69 million in roadway infrastructure over the next six years in 16 different Cincinnati Neighborhoods that covers more than 940 center-line miles of streets.

The capital improvement program will on average complete 120 new rehabilitated lanes miles and 150 miles of preventative maintenance per calendar year.

Before CAP, Cincinnati spent less than $500,000 a year on prevention. Now the city will invest more than $3 million in preventative maintenance per year.

According to the City of Cincinnati, nearly 5 percent of the city streets are in fair or worse condition.

The City is also bringing its fleet within life cycle. They will receive 74 new mission-critical vehicles, including 53 Ford Interceptor SUVs for the Cincinnati Police Department.

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