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Work Planned For Roads In Catawba, Iredell Counties

The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $4.8 million contract to improve nearly 19 miles of Catawba County roads.

Contractor Maymead Inc. out of Tennessee can start the project as soon as April 1 to mill, resurface and rebuild shoulders on 2.5 miles of U.S. 70 West from U.S. 321 to the Burke County line, and 24 sections of secondary roads within the county.

Any necessary lane closures to complete the work should take place outside of peak travel times and major holidays. The project is scheduled for completion in fall 2025.

In Iredell County, improvements will be made to 16 segments of secondary roads, thanks to a $5.1 million contract awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation. The contract awarded to Maymead Inc. of Mountain City, Tennessee includes milling, resurfacing, and shoulder reconstruction.

Roads incorporated in the resurfacing contract include: Cooley Road, Kemp Road, Chatworth Lane, McNess Road, Lentz Road, Dunlap Gate Road, N. Chipley Ford Road, Perry Road/Hoover Road/Creeks Edge Lane, Wilson Lee Boulevard, Medical Park Road, Eastside Drive, E. Broad Street, Old Mountain Road, Snow Creek Road, East Monbo Road.

Work can start as early as April 1 and should be completed in the fall of 2025.