North Site Extension Update – February 10, 2021

The Richmond County Board of Adjustments approved Vulcan Materials Company’s plan to develop the North Site Extension at its Rockingham Quarry by a 7-0 vote on Tuesday. The project will bring an additional $100 million investment to Richmond County over the next several decades. “The North Site Extension will enable us to continue to invest […]

North Site Update – November 2020

In September, Richmond County rezoned the 218-acre Vulcan Materials Company “SOS Timber” property as part of a county-wide initiative. This property is adjacent to our North Site and generally located northeast of the power lines and north of Galestown Road (see page 3). As we shared with the community in January 2020, we plan to […]

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Rockingham Quarry North Site Overview

In January 2020 we began to activate an area for mining north of Galestown Road to support our existing aggregate production and to primarily serve local customers. This project is helping us continue our investment and hiring in Richmond County. The site has been owned by Vulcan since the early 1990’s and is fully permitted […]

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DETOUR UPDATE: Galestown Road Closure to begin May 18

As you know, we recently started construction on the North Site. We are installing stormwater management control, clearing and grading the site. Due to a shift in the construction schedule, the Galestown Road detour, initially expected to begin March 16, has now been scheduled for May 18.  The closure will be between Dicks Road and […]

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Detour Update – March 12, 2020

Construction Begins; Galestown Road Detour Delayed As you know, we recently started construction on the North Site. We are installing stormwater management control, clearing and grading the site. Due to a shift in the construction schedule, the Galestown Road detour, initially expected to begin March 16, has been delayed. We will provide more details when […]

Detour Update February 28, 2020

Galestown Road Detour Begins March 16 From March 16 to approximately May 1, 2020 Galestown Road will be closed from Dicks Road to Lassiter Road. Traffic will be routed via a NCDOT-approved detour with signs posted. Vulcan is coordinating the detour with NCDOT, Richmond County, emergency services, law enforcement, schools and the community. As you […]

Richmond County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Richmond Visits Rockingham Quarry

We are proud to partner with Richmond County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Richmond, a program that aims to shape professionals into strong local leaders. Throughout the year, participants are exposed to all the different facets of the Richmond County economy including agriculture, industry, healthcare, government and education. Participants gain confidence, knowledge, professionalism and strong leadership […]

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North Site Press Release – January 3, 2020

Vulcan to Develop North Site Property New project will generate economic growth, create jobs for Richmond County Vulcan Materials Company today announced plans to begin development of a 68-acre property to support its existing Rockingham Quarry. The project will help the company continue its investment and hiring in Richmond County. “This project demonstrates growth and […]