Zachry's First Project in NC is Complete
June 29, 2018
Zachry’s first project in North Carolina was awarded in 2012 for $89 million. The project was to improve vehicle and pedestrian safety at Interstate 40 and Interstate 77. Project specs included 44,000 cubic yards of concrete pavement, 800,000 cubic yards of excavation, ten bridges, 6,500 linear feet of sound wall, and a diverging diamond interchange (DDI) at the intersection of I-40 and U.S. Highway 21. A significant change order added a traffi c circle to U.S. 21 and a 350-foot-long box culvert for a total project award of $105.3 million. The team faced 186 rain days during the project’s fi rst year and still completed work on time. The team also successfully completed construction under a traffic DDI, which was a fi rst-time accomplishment for all team members. With the exception of some corrections to final road markings, the project was completed in June 2018.