The February 25, 2021 meeting of the Kerr-Tar Rural Transportation Planning Organization will be held electronically from 3:00pm-5:00pm. The public will not be allowed to physically attend this meeting; however, the public is welcome to view or listen to the meeting via Zoom. Click here for access information.
Members of the public who would like to make public comments during the Public Comments section of the meeting MUST register by emailing email@example.com before noon on Thursday, February 25, 2021. You must include your name, the phone number you will be calling from, and email address. You will be recognized for comments in the order that you registered. The time limit for each speaker will be five minutes.
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Thanks to four new contracts awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation, totaling nearly $4.5 million, more than 70 miles of area roadway will be resurfaced.
- Under a $2.76 million contract, ST Wooten Corporation of Wilson will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 27.9 miles of state-maintained roads throughout Granville and Vance counties.
- Under a $700,414 contract, Fred Smith Company of Raleigh will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 16.3 miles of state-maintained roads throughout Granville, Vance and Warren counties.
- Under a $663,670 contract, Whitehurst Paving of Richmond, Va. will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 17.9 miles of state-maintained roads throughout Franklin County.
- Under a $338,714 contract, Carolina Road Solutions of Center Valley, Pa. will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 8.1 miles of state-maintained roads throughout Person County.
This work will start by this summer and must be complete by August 2022.
NCDOT is making excellent progress on the Great Trails State Plan and is in the last stages of finalizing the draft trail network. NCDOT received over 13,000 responses from the public through the survey and online web map. NCDOT appreciates all the involvement and support of the draft network and plan.
To finalize the draft network, NCDOT would like to get additional feedback from the public in response to the draft maps. A Public Input page to view the plan overview presentation, pdf copies of draft maps, a web-based map of the network, and to provide specific comments on each of the Division maps.
The link to the Public Input page is provided here: https://publicinput.com/ncgreattrailsstate.
And, the link to our Great Trails State Plan Get Involved page is provided here: https://www.ncdot.gov/divisions/bike-ped/great-trails-state/Pages/get-involved.aspx. The Get Involved page provides an overview of public input thus far and the link to the Public Input page.
The deadline for public comment on the draft maps is Friday, December 4th, 2020.
The draft plan will be available for public review in January.
N.C. Department of Transportation crews closed a Vance County bridge today due to the deterioration of its superstructure. The Weldons Mill Road bridge over Sandy Creek was built in 1949 and is set to be replaced next year. The department is scheduled to award a contract to replace the bridge in February. Work would begin in March and be completed by the end 2021. Traffic will use New Bethel Church, County Line, Southerland Mill and Vicksboro roads to get around the closure. Drivers should be mindful of crews working in this area and factor the detour into their commutes. For real-time travel information, visit DriveNC.gov or follow NCDOT on social media.
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