Sidney begins chip sealing of roads this week


The City of Sidney Street Department will begin chip sealing selected roads throughout the city this week.

Work will be conducted during three separate strings of days: July 15-17, July 20-24 and July 27-29.

Hank Radtke, city street superintendent, said chip sealing is a maintenance program that entails spraying a layer of oil, laying down chip rock and then rolling over top of the material.

“We try to get to every street every seven years,” he said.

The amount of streets to be chip sealed this year is comparable to previous years, he added.

On the scheduled work days this week and...

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