Several proposed "shave and pave" resurfacing projects to have been completed in 2011 will have to wait.
That's what Sarnia City Council has been told, the reason being higher than expected asphalt costs which have forced staff to trim the list of work to be done to match available funding.
Streets being trimmed from this year's list include Davis Street (from Brock St. to Russell St.), Prentice Ave., Oak Ave. and Hamilton Rd. in Bright's Grove.
City Engineer J.P. Andre Morin told council in a memo that those streets that have been dropped from the list "will be considered by staff, to the best of our ability considering other pressures, to be the top of the priority list for 2012 asphalt resurfacing."