RALEIGH -N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Gene Conti has awarded a $1.3 million contract to resurface 13.1 miles of roads in Camden, Currituck and Pasquotank counties. The contract was awarded to Barnhill Contracting Company of Tarboro. Work can begin as early as Sept. 17, and conclude by June 15, 2013.In Camden County, 3.1 miles of Lilly Road will be resurfaced from Keeter Barn Road to Old Swamp Road.The roads designated for resurfacing in Currituck County include: 2.3 miles of Guinea Road from N.C. 168 to Tulls Creek Road. 0.7 miles of Quail Run Drive from Puddin Ridge Road to the point where the road ends; 0.3 miles of Jae Court from Puddin Ridge Road to the point where the road ends; and 0.2 miles of Alden Lane from Quail Run Drive to Brookdale Court; 0.2 miles of Brookdale Court from end to end; 0.2 miles of East White Pine Drive from Quail Run Drive to the point where the road ends; 0.2 miles of Birchview Court from Quail Run Drive to the point where the road ends; 0.2 miles of Streamdale Court from Puddin Ridge Road to the point where the road ends; 0.2 miles of Covey Lane from from Quail Run Drive to Streamdale Court; 0.2 miles of Oakdale Drive from Laurel Court to Evergreen Drive; 0.2 miles of Woodland Court from Oakdale Drive to the point where the road ends; 0.1 miles of Beechwood Drive from Puddin Ridge Road to Oakdale Drive; 0.1 miles of Evergreen Drive from Oakdale Drive to Puddin Ridge Road; and 0.1 miles of Laurel Court from Oakdale Drive to the point where the road ends.The roads designated for resurfacing in Pasquotank County include: 1.7 miles of Griffin Swamp Road from Lula Meads Road to Esclip Road; 1.6 miles of Lambs Grove Road from Fire Tower Road to Fire Tower Road; 1.2 miles of Glade Road from Egan Lane to Hall's Creek Road; 0.2 miles of Peartree Road from the curbs and gutters to the single curb and gutter; 0.1 miles of Peartree Road from Hallstead Boulevard to curbs and gutters; and 0.1 miles of Peartree Road from the single curb and gutter to new pavement.This is one of 24 contracts totaling $119.9 million awarded by Conti in July for highway and bridge projects across North Carolina. NCDOT awarded the contracts to the lowest bidders, as required by state law. The bids received on the projects awarded came in about 9.5 percent, or $12.6 million, below NCDOT estimates. Since Gov. Perdue took office in January of 2009, NCDOT has awarded 678 highway contracts totaling $4.7 billion to ensure that all North Carolinians have access to jobs and educational opportunities. Gov. Perdue continues to support immediate jobs in the construction sector and the goal of ensuring that our transportation network facilitates access to jobs, education and healthcare for the future.