Updated April 09, 2014 02:01:44 PM
Construction will begin on Union

It will be late April or early May before residents and visitors to the town of Erwin see construction on Main Avenue.

In a phone interview with The Erwin Record on Monday Mark Lafever, public works director for the town, said construction signs will be posted next week in the downtown area. One to two weeks after that crews from Summers-Taylor, the company recently awarded the bid to complete the next two phases of the town’s downtown revitalization project, will begin working on Union Street near the Nolichucky Avenue intersection. Crews will begin working on Union near Main Avenue in late April or early May, according to Lafever.

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen awarded Summers-Taylor the project during a meeting last month. Two bids – one from Thomas Construction and one from Summers-Taylor Inc. – were received for the project. More...

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