Albemarle company wins Cabarrus roads contract

A $2.3 million contract awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation this month will bring improvements to nearly nine miles of roads in Cabarrus County.

Contractor NJR Group, Inc. of Albemarle will perform the improvements including milling, resurfacing, shoulder reconstruction, full depth reclamation, and pavement markings. Roads included in the contract are:

• Weddington Road from south of George Liles Parkway to north of Pitts School Road;

• Rimer Road from the Rowan County line to Gold Hill Road; and

• Berkeley Place from Harris Road to the cul de sac.

Work can start as soon as May 20, with completion scheduled for fall 2025.