The City of Sedalia will begin chip and seal on Sedalia streets the first week of September.

The following list provides the streets where chip and seal is planned. Motorists are encouraged to find alternate routes on the day work is scheduled for a specific street or plan additional time to arrive at their destination as periodic lane closures will occur as equipment and men are working on the streets.

Date: Tues., Sept. 1, 2020
New England Dr. along W. 14th St. to the dead end
W. 11th St. from S. State Fair Blvd. to S. Limit Ave.
W. 11th St. from S. State Fair Blvd. to Sue Lane
W. 10th St. from S. Grand Ave. to S. Limit Ave.

Date: Wed., Sept. 2, 2020
Wing Ave. from Skyline Dr. to Southwest Blvd.
Golf Dr. from Plaza Ave. to Highway Dr.
Southwest Blvd. from W. 32nd St. to Clarendon Rd.
Clarendon Rd. from the Missouri State Fair Grounds Camping Entrance to Gate 8
Snyder Ave. from B Hwy to End

Date: Thu., Sept. 3, 2020
Poplar Place from Honeysuckle Rd. to Country Club Dr.
Honeysuckle Rd. from Poplar Place to Greenwood Ln.
Greenwood Ln. from Driftwood Dr. to Honeysuckle Rd.
S. Stewart Ave. from W. 32nd St. to W. 35th St.

Chip and seal is a process of placing a coating of road oil on the existing city street followed by a layer of fine crushed rock or “chips.” A roller is then run over the chips to embed some of them into the asphalt and hold the road oil in place. The layer of crushed chips including some loose chips remain on the street to prevent “bleeding” through of the oil to other surfaces, such as vehicles. The remaining loose chips are later swept up, routinely within seven days dependent on weather conditions and equipment availability.

The City apologized for any inconvenience as they work to improve the streets in Sedalia. The work contained in this announcement is weather and equipment dependent, so changes may occur from time-to-time.

For questions about streets or to report a pothole or other roadway problems, contact the Public Works Department at (660) 827-3000 ext. 1166.