Councilman Rob Turner (left) and Mayor Jason Lary pose in front of a pothole on a Stonecrest road.
Photo: City of Stonecrest
Photo: City of Stonecrest

Stonecrest aims to patch potholes on 18 streets this summer

Stonecrest has set a timeline for the first phase of road construction aimed at repaving the city’s worst streets.

At a recent City Council meeting, the city approved a $2 million contract with Blount Construction to repave and repair 18 streets. The money comes from SPLOST funds and a local maintenance improvement grant, the city said in a statement Thursday.

The construction is scheduled to begin in May and run through August, the city said. In addition to the 18 roads, Blount will pave a two-lane portion of Turner Hill Road, running from Rockland Road to the entrance to Bojangles.


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Stonecrest received four bids for the paving project and selected Blount since it was the most qualified and the lowest bidder, according to Ken Hildebrandt, the city’s engineer.

The city previously paid $71,000 to contractor Stantec Consulting Services Inc. to do a digital analysis of the city’s roads, which determined their condition and outlined a plan for how to best repair them.

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