RALEIGH TheN.C. Department of Transportationwill beginpaving East and West Broad Street in Elizabethtown in Bladen Countybeginning Monday,August 31.West Broad Street will be paved between Harwood Street and Gillespie Street, and East Broad Street will be paved between Courthouse Drive and the N.C. 87 Bypass.
Milling operations are scheduled to start on East Broad Street first and then will move over to West Broad Street, where a new curb and gutter is also being replaced.
With the work being done in phases, there will be no detours, but motorists should expect travel delays. The project is scheduled to wrap up byNovember,weather permitting.
Johnson Brothers Paving Company of Lillington is the contractor for project. The $929,200 contract was awarded to the lowest bidder as required by state law.
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