Crews work on repaving a stretch of Blackstone Avenue in better city budget times in 2001. Fresno faces a backlog of needed street repairs because of tight budgets in recent years, even with a proposed increase in the Public Works Department’s 2016-17 budget.
Crews work on repaving a stretch of Blackstone Avenue in better city budget times in 2001. Fresno faces a backlog of needed street repairs because of tight budgets in recent years, even with a proposed increase in the Public Works Department’s 2016-17 budget. JOHN WALKER Fresno Bee file
Crews work on repaving a stretch of Blackstone Avenue in better city budget times in 2001. Fresno faces a backlog of needed street repairs because of tight budgets in recent years, even with a proposed increase in the Public Works Department’s 2016-17 budget. JOHN WALKER Fresno Bee file

Fresno’s street budget grows, but needs outweigh resources

June 16, 2016 06:39 PM