N. Carolina DOT awards $19.7 million on construction projects

North Carolina state line welcome signThe North Carolina Department of Transportation recently awarded $19.7 million in road construction and rehabilitation projects.

Smith-Rowe of Mount Airy was awarded an $11.6 million contract for extending Idols Road roughly two miles from Hampton Road to Clemmons Road in Forsyth County. The project includes paving, drainage and grading. The contractor can begin work June 1, and the estimated completion date is April 30, 2018.

APAC-Atlantic Thompson Arthur division of Greensboro received a $5.3 million contract to upgrade 16 miles of roadway to sections of US 52, NC 8, I-40 Business/US 421 and seven secondary roads in Forsyth County. The project includes milling, resurfacing and should reconstruction. Work can begin June 1 and the anticipated completion date is May 2017.

J.T. Russel & Sons of Albermarle was awarded a $2.8 million contract to rehabilitate 19 miles of roadway on sections of US 64, NC 8 and eight secondary roads in Davidson County. Work includes milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction. Work can begin June 6, with an anticipated complete date of May 2017.