Several years ago the City applied for and received $2.5 million in Federal Surface Transportation Funds (STP Funds) for Main Street, which is the maximum allowable Federal Funding that can be awarded.
Prairie Street currently is in poor condition and will need to be completely reconstructed. The existing roadway has been overlaid over the gutter so many times there is hardly any existing curb remaining. The proposed improvements include HMA pavement, curb and gutter, lighting, storm sewer, sidewalk, and on-street bike-path.
Each year the City of Batavia performs sidewalk maintenance to repair defects within the city sidewalk system. These repairs ensure pedestrian safety as well as reduce liability for the property owner and the city of Batavia