CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation will start improvements to more than 16 miles of secondary roads in Mecklenburg County Monday, July 8, weather permitting.
The department is working with contractor Blythe Brothers Asphalt Co. LLC of Charlotte to mill, resurface, and reconstruct shoulders on ten segments of secondary roads, including the following:
2.3 miles of Mallard Creek Church Road from U.S. 29 to David Taylor Drive in Charlotte;
1.8 miles of Catawba Avenue from Magnolia Estates Drive to N.C. 73 in Cornelius;
1.6 miles of Northcross Drive from Hugh McCauley Road to the end of maintenance in Huntersville;
2 miles of Huntersville-Concord Road from west of the Cabarrus County line to Hiwassee Road in Huntersville;
1.6 miles of McCoy Road from Gilead Road to Hambright Road Huntersville;
0.8 miles of Poplar Tent Road from N.C. 73 to the Cabarrus County line in Huntersville;
2.6 miles of Shearer Road from East Rocky River Road to the Iredell County line in Huntersville; and
4 miles of N.C. 73 from the Catawba River bridge to Catawba Avenue in Huntersville.
The project is scheduled to be completed by June 20, 2014.
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For more information, please contact the resident engineer at (980) 523-0085.