SHELBY-TheN.C. Department of Transportationhas awarded a contract for resurfacing along several roads in Madison County.
A $1.3 million contract was awarded to Harrison Construction of Knoxville, Tenn., for the project. Work can begin as early as March 15, 2015, with final completion scheduled for Oct. 15, 2015.
The following sections of road will be resurfaced in this project:
N.C. 63 from N.C. 209 for 2 miles toward Leicester
N.C. 209 From 1 mile South of Hot Springs to 2.5 miles south of Hot Springs
N.C. 209 from the Haywood county line north for 3.5 miles
Parkway View Road from Mars Hill city limits to Calvin Edney Road
These roads will be open to traffic throughout the project with flagmen directing motorists through the construction site when lane closures are in place.
NCDOT reminds motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the posted speed limit.
This is one of the nine road and bridge contracts worth $173.4 million recently awarded by NCDOT for projects across North Carolina. The contracts were awarded to the lowest bidders, as required by state law. The low bids received on the projects were about $7.9 million below NCDOT estimates.