They have finally started to replace the sewage and rainwater pipes going from our house out to the street. It looks like we and our neighbor across the street are the last ones to have this dubious pleasure.
Unfortunately later this year the electricity company are going to come around and dig down the electricity wires which are still above ground for most of the streets in the neighborhood. So we are probably going to live with these bloody mud roads for quite a few months to come. Sigh! If you wash your car it is just as dirty again just by driving to and from the house once.