A preliminary plan for Kalona’s future road improvement projects has been put together. According to City Administrator, Ryan Schlabaugh, the plan includes projects for this fiscal year, the next fiscal year and fiscal year 2014-2015.
At the direction of the city council, Kalona will begin replacing the chip seal roads within the city. This includes 7th, 8th and 12th street, which will be done this summer. The following summer they’ll begin work on 12th Street from 14th Street to the city limit.
Schlabaugh says the roads will be replaced with asphalt or concrete, depending on usage.
Roadway/ Fiscal Year/ Cost Estimate
5th Street, 3rd street/ 12-13/ $18,000
7th, 8th, 12th/ 13-14/ $80,000
12th Street from 14th Street to city limit/ 14-15/ $120,000