Annual Street Program

The City of Xenia maintains a rotating Annual Street Program intended to fix and repair City streets. The City established this program following passage of a 0.5% income tax increase in 2010. The program fulfills a promise made to Xenia taxpayers during the tax levy campaign to invest at least $500,000 annually to fix our streets.

The City has exceeded this goal, having spent well in excess of $500,000 per year on street rehabilitation since 2011. Most of the City's street dollars go to maintenance and resurfacing of neighborhood streets. Remaining local street funds serve as a local match for thoroughfare rehabilitation and safety improvements that are primarily funded by State/Federal grants.

Work Completed Since 2011

  • Total local dollars spent to date: $5,688,361
  • Lane-miles rehabilitated: 72
  • Streets rehabilitated: Click on map/list to the right.

Streets to be Rehabilitated in 2017

  • Weaver St. (N. Detroit St. to Sutton Dr.)
  • Rockwell Dr. (W. Second St. to Buckskin Trl.)
  • Portsmouth Ave. (Salem Ln. to Amsterdam Dr.)
  • Tennessee Dr. (Colorado Dr. to New Mexico Dr.)
  • Joyce Dr. (Country Club Dr. to Wilson Dr.)
  • Monroe Ct. (N. Monroe St.to Cul-de-sac)
  • Glover Dr. (Omard Dr. to E. Richard Dr.)
  • Orient Ave. (S. Monroe St. to S. Columbus St.)
  • Alley (Lexington Ave. to N. Patton St.)
  • Bellbrook Ave. (Colorado Dr. to Maumee Dr.)
  • Hospitality/W. Main intersection
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Streets Resurfaced Since 2011 (click to enlarge)

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Street Selection Criteria

The City considers and weighs all of the following criteria in developing the annual list of streets to be rehabilitated.

  • Pavement Condition Index: Periodic, systematic evaluation of the condition of every City street. Streets should have an average index of less than 30. Additionally, City staff compare the PCI score with actual, observed conditions.
  • Even coverage: All quadrants of the City should be addressed.
  • Underground Infrastructure: Conditions of water and sewer lines are considered as well. If a street must be torn up to fix water or sewer lines, it should be resurfaced at the same time. This economizes on resources by avoiding the need to tear up a street twice.
  • Economic Development Impact/Opportunity: Streets enable economic growth. A rehabilitation project will be considered if it facilitates additional growth in jobs and amenities, which can in turn improve local residents' quality of life and revenues available for City services.