Alexandria is hoping to get $400,000 from the state to help with resurfacing — particularly for the city’s iconic King Street.
The City Council is set to review a grant application to the Virginia Department of Transportation’s State of Good Repair program.
Alexandria is applying for up to $400,000, with $50,000 to be set aside specifically for King Street. The grant would pay for resurfacing of the street between South Peyton Street — a few blocks from the King Street Metro station — down to Washington Street.
A map showing the results of a 2019 Pavement Condition Inventory (CRI) showed “very poor” and “serious” road conditions on King Street for nearly every block from the Metro station to waterfront.
Very poor and serious road conditions are defined by the city as:
Pavement in extremely deteriorated condition. Numerous areas of instability. Majority of section showing structural deficiency. Ride quality is poor.
Parallel — and, granted, less heavily used — Cameron and Prince Streets scored highly for nearly the full length of the road.
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