This project and two other resurfacing projects on SR 155 and 262 were combined into one contract called NCR Seal 2009 Stage 2. Construction began May 26 and was complete August 6, 2009. (Read the news release). All 28 miles of SR 243 in southwestern Grant County were resurfaced. Chip sealing repaired pavement damage and extends the life of the roadway. This treatment improves safety for drivers by creating a skid-resistant surface and reducing glare.
Providing new signage, striping and a smoother ride.
| Economic Incentive
Reduces maintenance costs, extends roadway life and supported 30 jobs during construction.
Partnerships & Cooperation
In February 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This project translated the federal recovery funding into job creation and highway improvements.
This project was advertised for private contractor bids on April 6, 2009. Two bids were opened April 30th. On May 4, contract #7733 was awarded to Central Washington Asphalt, Inc. for $2,983,566.25, 9-1/2% under the engineering estimate.
Funding for this project is provided by:
• 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA): $1.36 million
Project Engineer Bob Romine
WSDOT North Central Region Project Office
PO Box 98
Wenatchee, WA 98807
Phone: 509-667-2880, or toll-free 1-888-461-8816
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