NCDOT awards $2.5 million to resurface Scotland Co. roads

SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) - The North Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to resurface roads in Scotland County.

The $2.5 million contract to resurface more than 22 miles of roads in Scotland and Hoke counties, includes a section of N.C. 20 and eight sections of secondary roads, according to a press release issued by NCDOT.

The contract was awarded to Hudson Paving, Inc. of Rockingham. Work can begin as early as May 1 and is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 14.

Crews will resurface the following roads in Scotland County:

- 0.9-mile of McKay Street from U.S. 401 to Woodley Road;

- 1.1-miles of Peach Orchard Road from Hill Creek Road to Turnpike Road

- 1.2-miles of Bryant Road from U.S. 15-501 to T Johnson Road; and

- 5.6-miles of Airbase Road from N.C. 144 to Airport Road.

- 0.3-mile of CC Routh Road from Bonlee School Road to Old U.S. 421;

- 0.6-miles of Edward's Ridge Road from Mt. Carmel Church Road to the cul-de-sac;

- 0.7-mile of Whippoorwill Lane from Mt. Carmel Church Road to Old Farrington Road;

- 0.7-mile of County Landfill Road from U.S. 64 to the end of maintenance;

- 2.2-miles of Pea Ridge Road from Beaver Creek Road to WH Jones Road;

- 2.9-miles of Rives Chapel Road from U.S. 64 to Alston Bridge Road; and

- 3.5-miles of Christian Chapel Church Road from N.C. 42 to Moncure Flatwood Road.

According to the press release, this is one of the 25 road and bridge contracts worth $71 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 1.2 percent, or $845,000 below NCDOT estimates.

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