U.S. 421 to be resurfaced in Chatham and Randolph counties

Carthage, NC – A $6.2 million contract awarded recently by the N.C. Department of Transportation will bring improvements to nearly 15 miles of U.S. 421 in Chatham and Randolph counties.

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The contract includes milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction along both directions of U.S. 421 South between the Chatham County line and U.S. 64.

Northbound and southbound ramps at exits 180 (Piney Grove Church Road), 181 (N.C. 49), and 183 (Old Liberty Road) will also be improved under the project.

​Work can start as soon as March 1, wrapping up in the fall of 2024.