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The 2016 Category 5 storm, Hurricane Matthew, hit North Carolina hard as it traveled north along the east coast. The storm was the 10th most destructive storm in the history of the United States. Shoulders and slopes along highways were washed out throughout the south as record rains battered the area. Loss of slopes and shoulders compromised the guardrails that protect motorists from those slopes.
Bryan Park Road in Greensboro is one of the area’s busiest and most prestigious thoroughfares. Any disruption of traffic is significant. Faced with a forced road closure to repair underground pipes, officials in the Spring of 2017 called Carolina Environmental Contracting to prepare the site for replacement of a large corrugated metal pipe within a double barrel culvert under the roadway.