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NCDOT Awards Contract for McDowell County Road Improvements

Shelby -TheN.C. Department of Transportationhas awarded a contract for the milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction of several sections of roads in McDowell County.

Maymead Inc. was awarded the $3,426,569 contract to improve two sections of US-221, one section of US-221N, one section of NC-226A and five sections of secondary roads.

Work on this project is scheduled to be completed by mid-October.

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

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