Resurfacing Projects Awarded for Granville & Franklin Counties

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.

NC VW Phase 2 Draft Mitigation Plan Comments

If you submitted comments for North Carolina’s Phase 2 Draft Mitigation Plan to the following email address, by the September 7, 2021, 5 p.m. deadline, your comments may not have been received by the NC VW Team. Unfortunately, the email address for submitting comments on the Phase 2 Mitigation Plan was listed incorrectly on our website. If you sent your comments by email to the address above, please forward a copy of that original email to the following email address: by 5 p.m. November 5, 2021.

This will ensure that we received and addressed all comments submitted by the due date.

KTRPO TAC/TCC July Meeting

The July 22, 2021 meeting of the Kerr-Tar Rural Transportation Planning Organization will be held virtually on Zoom from 3:00-5:00 pm. Access information is available on the meeting agenda.

Members of the public who would like to make public comments during the Public Comments section of the meeting MUST register by emailing before noon on Thursday, July 22, 2021. You must include your name, the phone number you will be calling from (if applicable), 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.

*If calling in, please provide KTRPO with the phone number you will be using.  

Click HERE to view agenda and other meeting materials.

We’re Hiring! RPO Coordinator

The Kerr-Tar Council of Governments is seeking a Regional Transportation Planner.  This position will coordinate the transportation planning processes of the Kerr-Tar Rural Planning Organizatio (RPO) for the following five counties:  Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, and Warren; serve as staff to the RPO’s Rural Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) and to the RPO’s Rural Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC).  For more details and a full job description, click HERE.