Pavement Rating Program and Street Improvements

Pavement Rating Program and Street Improvements


WHKS and City staff conduct street ratings in Byron annually to update the condition and assist in capital improvement planning.

2nd Street NW

Analysis: 2nd Street NW in Byron was a bituminous surfaced roadway with curb and gutter and was in very poor condition after the winter of 2018-2019.

Outcome: As a short-term repair, the City opted to reclaim the pavement with gravel surfacing. The utilities in the area were in fair condition, and no sidewalks existed along a portion of the street. 2nd Street NW was reconstructed with bituminous pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalk, and utilities

Barbalee Lane SE

Analysis: Barbalee Lane SE was partially paved with the remainder consisting of an aggregate-surfaced roadway without curb and gutter. The existing drainage systems were in poor condition and in need of regrading.

Outcome: The street was reconstructed with bituminous pavement, curb and gutter, and new sanitary and storm sewer utilities.

County Club Road SE

Analysis: Country Club Road SE was a bituminous overlay on concrete pavement with no curb and gutter. The street is the old Trunk Highway 14 and is a rural type roadway with ditches to convey storm water runoff. The existing pavement condition was in very poor condition.

Outcome: Country Club Road was reconstructed with bituminous pavement and the existing culverts were replaced. As part of the project, a sanitary sewer extension and lift station was designed to service future development in the residential area.


  • Feasibility study
  • Survey
  • Street and utility design
  • Special assessments
  • Drainage analysis
  • Construction engineering services


The street improvements were the end result of the street ratings that are conducted annually in the City. This annual program allows the City to prioritize street and utility projects for capital improvement planning purposes.