Triangle Grading and Paving Awarded $10.9 Million to Widen Rea Road in Charlotte, N.C.

Burlington, N.C. Construction Company to Improve Safety of Charlotte Road by Eliminating Blind Hills and Curves, Adding Sidewalks

Burlington, NC, June 09, 2012 --( R. “Gray” Kirkpatrick, vice president of Triangle Grading And Paving, Inc. (, has announced that the company recently received a $10.9 million contract from the Charlotte City Council to widen Rea Road between Colony and Pineville-Matthews roads. Triangle Grading and Paving will increase the road’s safety by eliminating blind hills and curves as well as adding sidewalks, bicycle lanes, a new bridge and a stripping lane. The project is two miles long and features extensive modular block retaining walls and new curbing and sidewalks. Discussions of the planning and phasing for the project began in 2002, and construction is expected to begin in early July.

“We are excited about the opportunity to reconstruct Rea Road,” said Kirkpatrick. “We had to go through an extensive qualification process to be granted the project, and we are dedicated to making Rea Road a safer means for transportation to the people of Charlotte who frequently travel this route.”

About Triangle Grading and Paving, Inc.:
Triangle Grading and Paving, Inc. based in Burlington, N.C., provides public and private construction and contracting services across the Carolinas. Triangle performs turnkey solutions for a diverse range of projects, from heavy highway and public landfills to master planned residential communities and mixed use commercial projects. Noteworthy projects include downtown redevelopments in the cities of Durham, N.C. and Greensboro, N.C., the Catawba County bypass in Lenoir, N.C., and the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. For more information, visit the Triangle Grading and Paving website at

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