Resurfacing Projects Awarded for Vance, Person, and Warren Counties

Thanks to three new contracts awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation, totaling more than $9.6 million, nearly 78 miles of area roadway will be resurfaced.

Carolina Sunrock of Raleigh was the low bidder and has been awarded all three contracts.

  • Under a $3.9 million contract, crews will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 26.9 miles of state-maintained roads throughout Vance County.
  • Under a $2.98 million contract, crews will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 27 miles of state-maintained roads throughout Person County.
  • Under a $2.77 million contract, crews will mill and resurface pavement and improve shoulders along 23.6 miles of state-maintained roads throughout Vance and Warren counties.

Work can begin as soon as the end of April and must be complete by Nov. 1, 2022.

February 2021 KTRPO Meeting

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 sharmon@kerrtarcog.org 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.

Click here to view agenda and other meeting materials.

Resurfacing Projects Awarded for Granville, Franklin, Person, Vance and Warren Counties

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 Great Trails State Plan – Public Review of Draft Trail Network Maps

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.