DOT awards resurfacing contract for Nash County


Three sections of primary highways, plus 10 secondary routes, in Nash County will be repaved next year, according to the state’s Transportation Department.

The agency awarded a $3.2 million contract to Barnhill Contracting Co. of Rocky Mount to mill away the old pavement, place new asphalt and restripe 38 miles of roadway across the county.

The improvements will include:

– North Wesleyan Boulevard (U.S. 301) between College Rd. and West Battleboro Ave. (both directions);

– Finch Ave. (U.S. 264 Alternate) between the Middlesex town limits and east of Planer Mill Rd.;

– West Nash St. (N.C. 33) between U.S. 301 and N.C. 4.

In addition, sections of these secondary routes will be resurfaced under the contract: Rocky Cross, Harrison, Red Oak, Friday, Vickers, Red Oak Battleboro, Sykes, Holly, Lake Royale and Mount Zion Church roads.

The contractor is expected to begin after March 15 and has until October to complete the work.


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