The Pickens government will resurface over 11 miles on 28 county roads. Officials opened bids for the large paving project on Thursday, Aug. 27.
There were five bids, ranging from just over $1 million to around $1.3 million. The paving will be funded by the 2014 SPLOST.
Pickens Commission Chair Rob Jones said the project will wipe out most of the 2014 SPLOST monies earmarked for paving, “but there’s a little left in there for the sheriff and for some water projects”
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