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Councilman Bill Gates Features City Tool to Map Street Conditions in His Latest Gateway to Phoenix Segment Councilman Bill Gates Features City Tool to Map Street Conditions in His Latest Gateway to Phoenix Segment <div class="ExternalClass7A1B25CDAD8B4F6A9A6E2FCD223903A8"><p>​In his latest segment of Gateway to Phoenix, Councilman Bill Gates is on location in District 3 to check out the Streets Department’s Pavement Assessment Van with Civil Engineer Rubben Lolly. The vehicle has high-speed cameras and a laser monitor that allows the operators to make immediate, real-time assessments of pavement quality while at cruising speed. This allows staff to efficiently inspect the thousands of miles of pavement on city streets to set priorities for re-paving and repair projects.<br><br>The segment currently is viewable on YouTube at: <a href="https://youtu.be/CvBsN4-F_FA">https://youtu.be/CvBsN4-F_FA</a> and will air on PHXTV on Cox Cable Channel 11 for the next several weeks.<br><br>In addition to learning details about the van, the councilman also got to ride along with the van to see how its technology is put to work to keep streets smooth and safe.<br><br>Viewers can get more information on the District 3 Council Office online at: <a href="/_layouts/15/Catalog.aspx?Url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ephoenix%2Egov%2FLists%2FNews%2Fphoenix%2Egov%2Fdistrict3">phoenix.gov/district3</a> and reach the office by calling 602-262-7441 or by e-mailing <a href="mailto:council.district.3@phoenix.gov">council.district.3@phoenix.gov</a>. More council shows are viewable on the city’s YouTube channel accessible from the city website at <a href="/_layouts/15/Catalog.aspx?Url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ephoenix%2Egov%2FLists%2FNews%2Fphoenix%2Egov">phoenix.gov</a>. ​</p></div>2/10/2016 3:00:00 PMDavid Urbinato602-495-5405