The state Department of Transportation has awarded two contracts worth $7.6 million to repave and rebuild road shoulders on 27 miles of state roads and streets in Wake County.
The work is to be finished by August. It covers parts of 16 roads, including:
1.6 miles of New Hope Road between Poole Road and New Bern Avenue,
0.8 miles of Hillsborough Street from Gorman Street to west of Gardner Street,
2.7 miles of Horton Road from Forestville Road to Marks Creek Road,
3.3 miles of Johnson Pond Road between Hilltop-Needmore Road and Ten-Ten Road,
1.9 miles of Six Forks Road from I-440 to Atlantic Avenue,
3.5 miles of Church Street between Ashe Street and the Durham County line,
1.8 miles of Ray Road from Strickland Road to Norwood Road, and
0.9 miles of Lynn Road between Creedmor Road and Lead Mine Road.
The contractors are Rea Contracting of Raleigh and Barnhill Contracting of Tarboro.