Caldwell County Urban Area
The Caldwell County Urban Area Thoroughfare Plan
Study was done in cooperation with the Town of
Cajah’s Mountain, Caldwell County, the Town of
Gamewell, the Town of Granite Falls, the Town of
Hudson, the City of Lenoir, the Town of Sawmills and
the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
A public information meeting on the plan was held
October 23, 2001 at the Broyhill Civic Center.
With the exception of the City of Lenoir, the
Thoroughfare Plan was adopted by all of the above
mentioned local governments on January 24, 2002 with
a public hearing having occurred on the same day.
The City of Lenoir adopted the plan on February 5,
2002 with a public hearing held on the same day.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation
adopted the plan on March 7, 2002.
As a result of the United States Census Bureau’s
designation for urbanized areas, the Caldwell County
Urban Area is now considered apart of the Greater
Hickory Metropolitan Planning Organization.
For questions concerning the
Thoroughfare Plan contact:
Pam Cook, PE