One of four remaining bid packages within the North End Around Taxiway Program. The relocation of Old Dowd Road includes the construction of one two-lane bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway (NSRR), as well as retaining structures, civil site work, and approximately 3,800 feet of a two-lane roadway connecting existing Old Dowd Road directly to Wilkinson Boulevard. The work also includes demolition of the existing bridge over the NS railroad tracks at Marshall Drive and the construction of approximately 10,000 feet of 24-inch water main and the construction of a regional detention basin.
The Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) uses liquid asphalt in the repair and construction of asphalt streets, including pavements, potholes, utility patches, and street paving. CDOT requires a local pickup facility within Mecklenburg County due to material storage requirements. Local pickup provides the flexibility to secure small and large quantities of material as needed.