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NCDOT Awards $2.3 Million to Resurface Andrews Bypass in Cherokee County

Cherokee County NC

Cherokee County NC

The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $2.3 million contract to Colditz Trucking Inc. of Blairsville, Georgia to resurface 3.3 miles of the Andrews Bypass (U.S. 19/74/129) from Rocky Creek Road to U.S. 19 Business near Andrews in Cherokee County.

Work can start April 29 and is scheduled for completion by Oct. 18.

This is one of 27 contracts totaling $106.9 million awarded by NCDOT in March for highway and bridge projects across North Carolina. NCDOT awarded the contracts to the lowest bidders, as required by state law. The bids received on the projects awarded came in about 5.3 percent, or $5.9 million, below NCDOT estimates.

For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter at www.ncdot.gov/travel/twitter.  Another option is NCDOT Mobile, a phone-friendly version of the NCDOT website. To access it, type “m.ncdot.gov” into the browser of your smartphone. Then, bookmark it to save for future reference. NCDOT Mobile is compatible with the iPhone, Android and some newer Blackberry phones.

Press release furnished by the N.C. Department of Transportation

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