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Miller Street project is bleeding tar

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WENATCHEE — The city’s first major chip-seal street project, which put oil and rocks on Miller Street instead of the usual asphalt paving, is turning into an unsightly mess.

Heated up by the high summer temperatures, the oily mixture laid down under a layer of gravel is leaking through to the surface, where it is sticking to tires and being tracked onto side streets and into parking lots.

To combat the black, sticky mess, the city has resorted to sanding…

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