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Trio of Paving Contracts Awarded in WNC counties

N.C. Department of Transportation officials recently awarded three separate contracts totaling more than $6.7 million to resurface more than 26.2 miles of roads in Graham, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.

WNC Paving of Waynesville has been awarded a contract to resurface 9.7 miles of N.C. 28 in Graham and Swain counties. Crews will be allowed to begin this work on April 15 and have until Oct. 15 to complete the contract.

Harrison Construction of Asheville has been awarded a contract to resurface 5.5 miles of U.S. 64 in Jackson County from the Transylvania County line to Cedar Creek Road for $1.3 million. Crews will be allowed to begin this work on April 15 and have until Oct. 15 to complete the contract. 

Harrison has been awarded another contract for $2.7 million to resurface a total of 11 miles of U.S. 64, N.C. 28 and three secondary roads in Macon County. Crews will be allowed to begin this work on March 15 and have until Oct. 15 to complete the contract.

Work within the Town of Highlands is slated to begin on March 15 with milling operations and paving should be completed by May 21 as weather and temperatures allow.

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