Thanks to two new contracts awarded by the NCDOT, totaling more than $5.8 million, about 40 miles of area roadway will be resurfaced.
- Under a $2.6 million contract, Carolina Sunrock or Raleigh will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 17.1 miles of state-maintained roads throughout northern Granville County. The northernmost 14-mile stretch of NC 96 will be resurfaced along with three other roads. This work may begin this spring and must be complete by the end of next summer.
- Under a $3.2 million contract, ST Wooten of Wilson will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 22.9 miles of state-maintained roads throughout Franklin County. Some of the roads to be resurfaced include Rocky Ford (SR 1239), MC Wilder (SR 1706), Ruffin Collie (SR 1630), and Lane Store (SR 1118) Roads. This work may begin in July and must be complete by the end of next year.