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.
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.