The project is necessary to widen Brawley School Road from south of Southfork Road to Talbert Road to improve access, relieve congestion and improve safety.
News and Updates
- Widening Brawley School Road from a two-lane highway to a four-lane median-divided road with sidewalks on both sides.
- Motorists can expect nighttime work and lane closures on I-77, Brawley School Road and Williamson Road.
- Sharp curves along Brawley School Road will be improved.
- The median will prohibit left turns into and out of individual properties along the project. Motorists will be prohibited from making left turns into and out of some of the intersecting roads with Brawley School Road. Motorists will be required to turn right onto Brawley School Road and proceed to the next intersection where they will be permitted to make a left turn.
- A new interchange will be constructed at I-77. The work zone is located on I-77 between exits 33 (U.S. 21) and 36 (N.C. 150) in Mooresville, where an exit lane will be constructed.
- Traffic counts on Brawley School Road ranges from 7,800 to 31,900. Traffic counts are expected to reach 9,200 to 44,700 by 2030.
- Two sections of Brawley School Road will be widened. The first section began in November 2008 and is anticipated to be complete summer of 2011. This 3.8-mile section is from south of Southfork Road to east of Williamson Road. The next section began in December of 2009. This section will be widened from Williamson Road to Talbert Road and is anticipated to be complete in July 2013.
- Lane closure restrictions are as follows:
- Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Brawley School Road from South Fork Road to Blume Road
- Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Brawley School Road from Blume Road to Williamson Road
- Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Williamson Road
- I-77 can not be closed Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and from 6 a.m. Friday until 9 p.m. Sunday
- Motorists can expect to see law enforcement presence in the work zone.
- There is a penalty of $250 for speeding in the work zone.
- Additional portable signs are being used to alert motorists of existing incidents in the work zone.
- Incident Management Assistance Patrol vehicles will be patrolling the work zone on I-77 for a quicker response in the event of an accident.
- Representatives from NCDOT, Incident Management Assistance Patrol (IMAP) and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol are coordinating with county and municipal law enforcement, fire and medic responders to enhance safety in this work zone, where ongoing construction may limit access to emergency lanes.
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- Email: Contact Us
- Phone: (704) 876-3543
- Address: 124 Prison Camp Road, Statesville 28625
Resources for Local Property Owners
In many cases, it is inevitable that a certain amount of private property must be acquired. The displacement of homes and businesses is minimized to the extent practicable. The following brochures will answer questions about this process.