Featured Projects

Asheboro Randolph County US 64 Bypass

The Asheboro US 64 bypass in Randolph County, also known as TIP Project R-2536, has been on the North Carolina Department of Transportation's (NCDOT) agenda since 2004. The project is funded, and final Design-Build maps will be available in late fall 2015. Right of way acquisition is slated to begin in early 2016. The proposed bypass will be a four-lane,…

Asheville River Arts District (Buncombe County)

In conjunction with $200 million in mixed-use private development along Asheville's River Arts District, a $50 million tax-funded investment will reroute roads and increase pedestrian accessibility. The city has hired Code Studio, an Austin-based land planning firm, to conduct meetings and workshops with new residents to develop new “form-based” zoning rules for the area. New roads and pedestrian pathways may…

Capital Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project

Wake County has begun planning a project (B-5121 & B-5317) to replace the bridges at the Capital Boulevard interchanges at Peace Street and Wade Avenue. While the bridges are still able to support traffic, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has classified them as “structurally deficient” due to age. The replacement project aims to build structurally sound bridges at…

Forsyth County Business 40 Improvement Project

The Business 40 (U.S. 421) Improvement Project, also referred to as U-2827B, includes removing, replacing, and improving pavement and ramps from west of 4th Street to east of Church Street in Winston-Salem. With the planning phase of the project now complete, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) anticipates awarding a design-build contract in July 2016. Before the first phase…

Greenville Southwest Bypass

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is proposing possible improvements to the Stantonsburg Road (US 264 Business)/Memorial Drive (NC11) in Pitt County. Located southwest of the city of Greenville, the 12.4-mile stretch of road will begin south of NC 102 and end at the existing US 264 interchange. The Greenville Southwest Bypass is a design-build project with right of…

Highway 221/421 Widening (Ashe and Watauga Counties)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is planning to widen US 221 to four lanes with a grassy median. The project, also known as TIP No. R-2915, will include a 16.1-mile widened section of highway running from the intersection of US 221 and US 421 in Deep Gap to the NC 88 intersection in Jefferson. Protected wetlands and waterways…

Hunter Hill Road Widening (Nash County)

In 2016, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will begin acquisition of properties along Hunter Hill Road to complete the final phase of a road widening project in Nash County. The project, also referred to as U-3621A, will stretch from North Winstead Avenue to Country Club Road. Construction is slated to begin in 2018 and end in 2020 with…

Mooresville Road Widening Project (Cabarrus County)

In an effort to relieve traffic congestion, Cabarrus County will soon begin widening NC 3 (Mooresville Road) between Kannapolis Parkway and Loop Road (SR 1691). The project, referred to by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) as U-3440, will extend the road to four lanes, including a median, sidewalks, and bike lanes. Cabarrus County has already begun right of…

Morrisville Parkway Extension Project (Wake County)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will soon begin right of way acquisition on a project that will extend Morrisville Parkway from Green Level Church Road to NC 55 in Wake County. The 1.8-mile stretch of road will be widened from two lanes to four lanes, including a landscaped median and an interchange at NC 540. Construction of the…

Raleigh Beltline I-540 Project

The proposed Raleigh Beltline I-540 project, also known as the Complete 540 project and the Southeast Extension, would extend the Triangle Expressway to complete the 540 Outer Loop around the Raleigh area. Billed as an answer to the transportation, social, and economic needs of Wake and Johnston counties, the project would link Apex, Cary, Clayton, Garner, Fuquay Varina, Holly Springs,…

Rocky Mount US 301 Expansion Project

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is widening approximately 2.3 miles of the US 301 Bypass from just south of SR 1836 (May Drive) to NC 43/48 (Benvenue Road). The proposed improvements include widening existing roadways from four to six lanes. Designated as an expressway, the US 301 bypass will have limited control of access—or few driveways—and a posted…

Shelby US 74 Bypass (Cleveland County, NC)

The U.S. 74 Bypass around Shelby, North Carolina, is an 18.5-mile, four-lane, divided highway that will extend west of Peachtree Road near Mooresboro to the existing US 74 route west of Long Branch Road. Projected to cost more than $284.8 million dollars, the first two phases of the project, R-2707A and R-2707B, have already been funded by the state. Some…

US Highway 17 Bypass and Military Cutoff Road Extension

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) US 17 Hampstead Bypass project begins at a proposed interchange with the US 17 Wilmington Bypass in New Hanover County. The proposed roadway will extend northwest into Pender County to a proposed interchange with NC 210. From this interchange, the proposed bypass continues north on existing US 17 to Sloop Point Loop Road….