By Austin York


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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas is aiming to fix many of the worst roads in the city, by making it a bigger priority in the budget.

In a recent survey of residents, the issue that most where concerned with, was the condition of city streets. Councilman Lee Kleinman says that is reflected in next years budget.

“The number one priority was getting the streets fixed. We’ve made a commitment to that, and this year we have increased the commitment from $15 to $20 million.”

Additionally he says a bond package of around $40 million will need to be passed by voters to help with improvements.

“This is needed just to maintain current conditions.”

Kleinman says the money will allow them to rank the roads in most need of repair.

“Our public works department will decide based on these rankings, which ones to replace, resurface, reseal or whatever may need to be done.”

The bond package may come before voters next May.

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