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NCDOT Awards Contract for Alleghany County Paving, Culvert Replacement

Shelby -The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract for grading, draining and paving nearly 10 miles of U.S. 21 from Oklahoma Road to Pine Swamp Road in Alleghany County.

During the project, crews will also replace culverts over Laurel Branch and Glade Creek with bridges.Work is expected to start on the project as early as April 30.

Most of the work should be finished by early October 2017, with permanent vegetation established by March 30, 2018.

James R. Vannoy & Sons Construction Company, Inc., of Jefferson, was awarded the $17,746,033 contract.

This was one of 28 contracts worth $282.3 million recently awarded by NCDOT for highway, bridge and ferry projects across North Carolina. NCDOT awarded the contracts to the lowest bidders, as required by state law. The winning bids for the projects came in almost five percent, or $14.2 million, below NCDOT estimates.

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2/15/2018 5:24 PM