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Upgrades Coming to N.C. 39 and Six Secondary Roads in Franklin and Wake Counties

​ZEBULON – Several roads along the Wake and Franklin county line will be updated thanks to a contract recently awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation.

S.T. Wooten Corporation out of Wilson was awarded the $2.3 million contract to resurface N.C. 39 from N.C. 97 to U.S. 64 and sections of six secondary roads:

  • Darius Pearce Road from Bethlehem Church Road to U.S. 401
  • Pilot-Riley Road from Pearces Road to Gay Road
  • Bob Richards Road from Old Halifax Road to Robbins Road
  • Gay Road from Pilot-Riley Road to the Wake County line
  • Johnson Town Road from Pike Ridge Road to Pearces Road
  • Gay Town Road from Hopkins Chapel Road to the Franklin County line

All these roads will see milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction. Work can begin as soon as March 2024 and is scheduled to be complete by fall 2025.

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10/6/2023 2:31 PM