MARTINSVILLE – Phase II of the paving of numerous streets in Martinsville is scheduled to begin the week of August 30, 2021.   According to City Superintendent Mac Dunn, this phase of the paving project should be completed by September 9, 2021 – weather permitting.  There will be intermittent changes in traffic patterns due to the paving project.

Here are the specific streets and the dates that work will be taking place:

  • Burton Lane (Southview Dr to Jordan Road) Patching August 30; Paving September 1
  • South Mulberry (West Poston to Dead End) Patching August 31; Paving September 2
  • West Chestnut (Josephine Street to Main Street) Patching August 31; Paving September 2
  • West York Street (Morton Ave to 39 Bypass) Patching August 31; Paving September 2
  • West Sumner Avenue (SR 39 to Main Street) Patching September 1; Paving September 3
  • South Marion Street (West York to West Mitchell) Patching September 1; Paving September 3
  • South Harriet Street (West York to West Sumner) Patching September 1; Paving September 3
  • South Cherry Street (West Jackson to Indiana Street) Patching September 2; Paving September 6
  • South Sycamore Street (East South to Indiana Street) Patching September 2; Paving September 6
  • South Ohio Street (East Prospect to Washington Street) Patching September 3; Paving September 7
  • South Lincoln Street (East Jackson to York Street) Patching September 3; Paving September 7
  • York Street (South Lincoln to South Colfax) Patching September 3; Paving September 7
  • East Walnut Street (South St. Clair to South Home Ave.)  Patching September 6; Paving September 8
  • North Grant Street (Morgan Street t Cunningham Street) Patching September 6; Paving September 8
  • South St. Clair Street (Washington to Nutter Ditch) Patching September 6; Paving September 8
  • North Maple Street (West Harrison to West Cunningham) Patching September 7; Paving September 9
  • North Henry Street (West Harrison Street to West Cunningham) Patching September 7/8; Paving September 9
  • Elliott Ave (Harrison to 609 N. Elliott) Patching September 7/8; Paving September 9
  • West Cunningham Street (Park Ave to Elliott Ave.) Patching September 7/8; Paving September 9

Funding for the paving project is through a Community Crossing Matching Grant that was awarded to the city.  “When Phase III is completed in October, nearly 18 miles of city streets will have been resurfaced this year”, according to Dunn.