Commissioners on Monday continued their discussion of how to allocate bond money for road projects. Town Manager Anthony Roberts presented recommendations for multiple intersection improvements and street extensions. Floral Lane residents were there to protest the town’s proposal to connect Floral Lane to US21/Statesville Road, citing concerns that the extension would send heavy traffic from US21 through their quiet residential neighborhood.
At Monday’s meeting the town also discussed the NCDOT’s plan to widen Torrence Chapel Road, where work is slated to begin as early as the beginning of September. Commissioners also considered proposals to resurface or add sidewalks to several roads in the area, and unanimously approved the purchase of four new police cars. Read on for details. Read the full story