- N.C. Department of Transportation
Secretary Gene Conti has awarded a $1.4 million contract to Carolina Sunrock LLC of Raleigh to resurface a 9.6-mile section of N.C. 54 from Mount Willen Road/Salem Church Road in Alamance County to Greenfield Road in Orange County. Work can start as early as April 29, 2013, with final completion set for Aug. 30, 2013.This is one of 22 contracts totaling $67.1 million awarded by Conti in November 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 6.2 percent, or $4.5 million, below NCDOT estimates. Since Gov. Bev Perdue took office in January of 2009, NCDOT has awarded 749 highway contracts totaling $5.1 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.