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Contractor is repaving streets this month

Balsam Drive is one of the streets Tar Heel Paving Co. will resurface this month. Balsam Drive is one of the streets Tar Heel Paving Co. will resurface this month.

Motorists will enjoy a smoother ride on sections of more than a dozen streets when a contractor completes repaving work this month.

When the city public works department opened bids on Aug. 17, Tarheel Paving & Asphalt Co. was the low bidder — by a lot — offering to do the work for $336,027. The next lowest bidder was $511,459, by Trace & Co., followed by $591,003 by JLS Co., and $655,853 by the Rogers Group. Because the city had budgeted $600,000 for repaving, administrators undertook a second informal bid and added $264,000 worth of repave more streets.

 

Streets to be repaved include:

  • Balsam Road from Spartanburg Road to Greenville Highway, milling and repaving.
  • Wildflower Lane from Underhill Road to dead end, repaving.
  • Shadywood Lane from Balsam Road to Pineland Road, repaving.
  • Pineland Road from Underhill Road to dead end, repaving.
  • Lily Pond Road from Kanuga Road to West Allen Street, milling and repaving.
  • Armstrong Avenue from West Lake Avenue to gravel road, repaving.
  • West Allen Street from West Lake Avenue to Whitted Street, milling and repaving.
  • Barnwell Street from Main Street to King Street, milling and repaving.
  • Short Street from Kanuga Road to Willow Road, milling and repaving.
  • Alley from Short Street to White Street, repaving.
  • Upland Way from Jordan Street to dead end.
  • Barnwell Street from Main Street to Washington Street.
  • East Allen Street from King Street to Main Street.
  • Edwards Alley from Allen Street to Second Avenue.
  • Seventh Avenue East from the Mud Creek Bridge to Duncan Hill Road.
  • Oklawaha Trail from Seventh Avenue to the Four Seasons Boulevard bridge.
  • Victory Heir Street from Seventh Avenue East to dead end.
  • Kay Thomas Drive from Victory Heir Street to dead end.
  • Alley from Locust Street to Grove Street.