Public Works crews are paving the way for smoother roads once again.

They are continuing work in a new area for the Slurry Seal Project, which includes Madison Street north of Spencer and on Dalemead Street. Officials say they are still prepping the roads for the main paving phase. Crews are removing and replacing deteriorating asphalt until August, when they will begin to pour the seal.

The Slurry Seal program is an ongoing preservation treatment to asphalt paved roadways throughout the City. An average of 3 million square feet of residential streets, in three to five neighborhoods are slurry sealed each year.

The slurry seal is a liquid mixture of asphalt and sand that is usually thinly applied to the surface of roadways.