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12 miles of roads to be repaved $338,000 will be spent; work should be done by Thanksgiving


The Harford County Board of Estimates agreed this week to spend $338,000 to repave 12 miles of roads in seven neighborhoods, including Edgewood, Joppatowne and Bel Air.

"These are all roads that have been in the system for 15 years or more," said H. Hudson Myers III, chief engineer of the county's department of public works.

Mr. Myers said some of the work will begin tomorrow and all of the repaving should be completed by Thanksgiving.

The board of estimates agreed to award the repaving contract to Gray and Son Inc., which submitted the low bid.

According to the contract, Gray and Son will cover the aging roads with a 1-inch layer of asphalt as part of the county's road maintenance program, Mr. Myers said.

Roads to be repaved include:

* Harewood Court, Tulip Court, Tupelo Court and Hemlock, Juniper, Harewood, Bayberry, Tupelo and Hawthorne roads in the Edgewood Meadows neighborhood near Edgewood.

* Thornberry Drive, Hartwood Lane and Butternut, Burlwood and Arbor courts in the Scholar Woods community near Edgewood High School.

* Braxton Court, Bartlett Court and Breslin, Bradley, Bonham, Chatfield and Contee roads in Joppatowne.

* Bowles Terrace, Persimmon Place, Marshall Drive, Montgomery Drive, Kahoe Road, Bynum Ridge Road and Carrollton, Balsam and Montgomery courts in the Bynum Ridge neighborhood, north of Bel Air.

* Canterbury, Ascot and Aintree lanes in the Huntington community off Hess Road near Fallston Road.

* Bishop Lane and Millwood, Merriweather and Dellwood drives in Millwood, just south of Bel Air, off Old Joppa Road.

* Alpine Drive and Allvue, Belvue, Bradchuck and Highvue courts in the High Point Manor community near Forest Hill.

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