COMPTON (CBSLA) —The City of Compton is making progress on repairing its roads and sidewalks, according to Mayor Aja Brown.
Brown said Friday the city is on track to fix 50 percent of the streets that need the most attention.READ MORE: Republican Gubernatorial Hopefuls Take Debate Stage Wednesday Night
For months, CBS2/KCAL9’s Kristine Lazar has shown viewers the potholes and crumbling sidewalks residents say should have been fixed long ago.READ MORE: Suspected Corona Movie Theater Shooter, Joseph Jimenez, Reportedly Confesses
Mayor Brown says two major projects should be completed by the end of the year.
“Compton residents deserve well-paved and well-maintained roads, which is why we’re fully restoring the entire city street system, which is one of our top priorities.”MORE NEWS: No Apology From Department After 5-Year-Old Boy Bitten By South Pasadena Police K9 Tuesday At National Night Out Event
In September, the city is expected to vote on a $45 million municipal fund to begin reconstruction of 21 streets.