DOT Awards $3.5 Million Contract for Road Work
The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has awarded a $3.5 million contract for road improvements in Moore County.
The contract, awarded to Riley Paving Inc. of Carthage, calls for milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction of more than 27 miles of road, a news release said.
The work includes:
n Half mile of Atkins Road from N.C. 690 to west of U.S. 1 bypass
n 2 miles of Atkins Road from east of U.S. 1 bypass to Cypress Church Road
n 1 mile of Cypress Church Road from Atkins Road to the Harnett County line
n 1.6 miles of Spies Road from Big Oak Church Road to Providence Chapel Road
n 1.8 miles of North Moore Road from N.C. 22 to Clarence Road
n 3.2 miles of Glendon Carthage Road from Putnam-Glendon Road to South Carbonton Road
n 2.6 miles of Lakey Siding Road from Plank Road to North Moore Road.
n 1.8 miles of Glendon Carthage Road from U.S. 15-501/N.C. 24-27 to the north intersection of Farmer Road.
n 1.9 miles of Beulah Hill Church Road from Carthage Road to Dowd Road
n 2.3 miles of Old Glendon Road from Carthage to Brady Road
n 1.4 miles of Vass-Carthage Road from Shady Grove Road to Farm Life School Road
n Half mile of Yadkin Road near the U.S. 1 ramp
n 1 mile of Leaman Road from Reynolds Mill Road to Smyrna Church Road
n 1.6 miles of George Road from N.C. 22 to Purvis Farm Road
n 1.7 miles of George Road from Purvis Farm Road to North Howard Mill Road
n 1 mile of Spies Road from Providence Chapel Road to Brower Road; and
n 1.5 miles of Spies Road from Brower Road to Talc Mine Road.
The work can begin as early as Sept. 6 and is scheduled to be completed June 30, 2012, the news release said.
This is one of 16 contracts totaling $277.7 million awarded by Transportation Secretary Gene Conti at the end of July for highway and bridge projects across North Carolina. The contracts came in at 8.9 percent, or about $27.3 million, below NCDOT estimates.
According to the Federal Highway Administration, every $1 million spent on transportation creates 30 jobs, and according to the construction industry, every dollar invested in transportation generates $6 in economic impact, the news release said
NCDOT also awarded a $4.7 million contract for road improvements in Montgomery County to Riley Paving Inc for milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction of nearly 20 miles of road.
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