RALEIGH — The N.C.
Department of Transportation has awarded a $945,230 contact to Adelphi Inc.
of Warren, Ohio for preservation work on three bridges in Haywood County and
one bridge in Henderson County.
The work will include repairing concrete and steel components
of the bridges, replacing the bearings, and cleaning and painting the steel bridge
Work on each bridge can begin as early as May 15 and must be
completed within 135 days of the start date.
The bridges to be preserved include:
276 over Jonathan Creek near Maggie Valley
19/23/74 over Seay Road near Clyde
74 over U.S. 19/23/74 near Clyde
191 over the French Broad River in Mills River
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.
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