11 of St. Paul’s ‘Terrible 20’ streets to get repaved

In April, the city of St. Paul identified the “Terrible 20,” 20 miles of streets badly in need of repair.

Five months later, 11 of these roads are getting some love.

Specifically, they’re getting the “mill and overlay” treatment, which involves taking off the top layer of the street and replacing it with new pavement. It usually takes two to three days to finish work on a road, according to the city.

Update Sept. 8 via reporter Tim Nelson: Crews were out measuring and marking on Monday morning ahead of equipment that will do the grinding.

Here are the streets getting the treatment:

St. Paul has received a lot of complaints about its deteriorating roads lately. Mayor Chris Coleman recently proposed an increase in the city’s tax levy and a change to its road repair policy.