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Crews Set To Begin Blasting This Week At Greensboro-Randolph Megasite

Crews mobilize for preparation work for the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite.
Crews mobilize for preparation work for the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite. (NC DOT)

LIBERTY N.C. – Crews are set to begin blasting as early as this week as part of construction at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite.

In a press release the NC DOT says blasting operations will start as early as this week and continue over the next several months as crews work on the initial grading necessary to construct the manufacturing plant. Officials say blasting operations will take place during daytime hours only, and when weather permits.

Ames Construction of Burnsville, Minnesota, was awarded a $17.8 million contract in January to conduct the initial site preparation. The General Assembly appropriated $135 million for NC DOT to work on site grading, roads, highway interchanges and other improvements in the area for the first phase of the megasite.