The N.C. Department of Transportation says crews have begun a $6 million project to resurface portions of a dozen roads in Mecklenburg County.
The work is part of two contracts totaling $12 million that were awarded in April to mill, resurface and rebuild shoulders on about 47 miles of roads. Work on the first contract, awarded to Blythe Brothers Asphalt of Charlotte, was to begin Sunday.
Crews have until June 30, 2013, to finish the work, which can take place during daytime or night hours. Some weekend work also will be involved. A list of roads that are part of the current contract:
• 4.8 miles of N.C. 73, from the Cabarrus County line to N.C. 115.
• 1.3 miles of U.S. 21, from north of Metromont Industrial Parkway to Lakeview Road.
• 0.5 miles of Gilead Road, from Main Street to Hill Street in Huntersville.
• 1.3 miles of Holbrooks Road, from N.C. 115 to the end of state maintenance.
• 2.8 miles of Hambright Road, from McCoy Road to east of Statesville Road.
• 5.5 miles of Beatties Ford Road, from N.C. 73 to McCoy Road.
• 1.8 miles of David Cox Road, from Sugar Creek Road to N.C. 115.
• 2.2 miles of Reames Road, from north of Sunset Road to Bayview Parkway.
• 2.9 miles of Sunset Road, from Oakdale Road to Beatties Ford Road.
• 1.2 miles of Mineral Springs Road, from Sugar Creek Road to Equipment Drive.
• 1.2 miles of Equipment Drive, from Mineral Springs Road to Sugar Creek Road.
• 2.2 miles of The Plaza, from Milton Road to Sugar Creek Road.