What is the financial impact of wider streets?

The following table summarizes the differences in costs between the 26- and 28-foot-wide streets. Beginning with the 2020 PMP, assessments are based on actual bids rather than projected.

Cost Differences

Cost & AssessmentSpring 2019 Projection2020 PMP Low Bid2020 PMP Average Bid
26 Feet Street Project Cost$ 3,350,000$ 3,355,481 (estimate)$ 3,779,347 (estimate)
26 Feet Assessment$ 7500$ 8285 (estimate)$ 9332 (estimate)
28 Feet Street Project CostN/A$ 3,501,481$ 4,013,347
28 Feet AssessmentN/A$8646$ 9,909

Note: $30 Admin fee not included in assessments.

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1. When was the Pavement Management Program (PDF) Street Width Policy last reviewed?
2. What policy is the City Council considering?
3. Why is the City Council reconsidering the street width policy now?
4. What is the financial impact of wider streets?
5. What are the benefits of a narrower street?
6. What concerns have people expressed about narrower streets?