Smoky Mountain Road Repair Cost: $3.9M
If all goes as planned, motorists will be able to cross Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee on the Newfound Gap Road by mid-May, the date set for completion of repairs to a stretch of road swept away by landslide in January, National Parks Traveler reported.
The Federal Highways Administration on Wednesday (Feb. 20) awarded a contract to rebuild the road to Phillips & Jordan Inc. of Robinsville, N.C. The contract was awarded for the submitted bid of $3,989,890 and came with a completion date set at May 15.
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