New numbers lend credibility to 12th & Oak claims whilst a drive around town might suggest otherwise.
Here's the argument . . .
"The city implemented a new street repair policy in 2021. It calls for crews to resurface at least 300 lane miles of road every year. In the past 12 months, the city said it resurfaced nearly 350 lane miles."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - For years, Kansas City drivers have shared their pothole problems and poor road condition concerns with KCTV5 News and city leaders. On Monday, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas and City Manager Brian Platt announced progress in road improvements alongside Sixth District-at-Large Councilwoman Andrea Bough near 63rd and Wornall Road.
Of course this local "journalism" is mostly just cribbed from the latest 12th & Oak press release . . .
Since August of 2021, the City has resurfaced nearly 350 lane miles and used more than 268,000 tons of asphalt to make Kansas City streets smoother. The City's new, aggressive street-resurfacing plan aims for at least 300 lane miles to be resurfaced annually, more than 2.5 times the historic amount.
You decide . . .