High profile projects under the direction of the NCDOT Rail Division.

Railroad Improvements Concord to Charlotte
Railroad Improvements Concord to Charlotte
The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to construct 12 miles of additional railroad track from south of Concord (near Rocky River Road) to east of Uptown Charlotte (near Orr Road) to increase railroad track capacity. The project also proposes to construct four new bridges carrying cars over the railroad corridor, which will separate vehicle and train traffic, increasing safety along the corridor.
Railroad Improvements Salisbury to Kannapolis
Railroad Improvements Salisbury to Kannapolis
The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to construct 11 miles of second railroad track from south of Henderson Grove Church Road (SR 1526) in Salisbury to south of 18th Street in Kannapolis to increase railroad track capacity and efficiency of railroad operations.
Klumac Road Grade Separation
Klumac Road Grade Separation
The North Carolina Department of Transportation proposes to build a bridge to replace the existing crossing of Klumac Road and the North Carolina Railroad/Norfolk Southern Railway tracks in the City of Salisbury in Rowan County.
McLeansville Road Grade Separation
McLeansville Road Grade Separation
This project is among a series of improvements to the North Carolina Railroad between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety. The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to construct a new bridge carrying McLeansville Road over the North Carolina Railroad tracks in the unincorporated town of McLeansville.
Sugar Creek Road Grade Separation
Sugar Creek Road Grade Separation
This project is among a series of improvements to the North Carolina Railroad between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety.
Morrisville Parkway Grade Separation
Morrisville Parkway Grade Separation
This project is among improvements to the North Carolina Railroad between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety.
Piedmont Improvement Program
Piedmont Improvement Program
The N.C. Department of Transportation is investing in modernizing the state’s railways through a series of railroad and highway construction projects and enhancements known as the Piedmont Improvement Program, or PIP. The outcome will make train travel safer and more reliable, enhance opportunity for greater job growth and commercial development and better connect the economic regions of Raleigh and Charlotte and the cities, towns and communities in between.
Upper Lake Road Improvements
Upper Lake Road Improvements
This project involves constructing a new highway bridge carrying Upper Lake Road over the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) tracks in Davidson County. The bridge will reduce the risk of automobile/train collisions, improve safety for automobile and rail passengers, and reduce automobile and train traffic congestion. This project is part of a series of improvements to the railroad between Thomasville and Lexington.
Turner Road Improvements
Turner Road Improvements
This project is among improvements to the North Carolina Railroad between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety. The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to construct a new highway bridge carrying Upper Lake Road over the North Carolina Railroad tracks in Davidson County.
Peeler Road Grade Separation
Peeler Road Grade Separation
This project is among improvements to the North Carolina Railroad between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety.
Raleigh Union Station
Raleigh Union Station
The City of Raleigh and NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) are proposing to construct a new passenger train station in downtown Raleigh at 510 West Martin Street.
Hopson Road and Clegg to Nelson Siding Grade Separation and Railroad Improvement
Hopson Road and Clegg to Nelson Siding Grade Separation and Railroad Improvement
This project is among improvements to the North Carolina Railroad Company corridor between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety.
Graham to Haw River Railroad Improvements
Graham to Haw River Railroad Improvements
This project is among improvements to the North Carolina Railroad corridor between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety. The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to improve existing tracks along the North Carolina Railroad corridor in Alamance County.
Durham/Morrisville Railroad Improvements and Grade Separation
Durham/Morrisville Railroad Improvements and Grade Separation
This project is among improvements to the North Carolina Railroad corridor between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is proposing to re-construct existing tracks, add a second set of tracks and construct a new railroad bridge carrying the North Carolina Railroad tracks over Hopson Road in Wake County.
Thomasville to Lexington Railroad Improvements
Thomasville to Lexington Railroad Improvements
This project is among improvements to the North Carolina Railroad between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety. The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to construct a new highway bridge carrying Upper Lake Road over the North Carolina Railroad tracks in Davidson County.
Pharr Mill Road Grade Separation
Pharr Mill Road Grade Separation
This project involves constructing a new highway bridge carrying Pharr Mill Road over the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) tracks in Cabarrus County in order to reduce the risk of automobile/train collisions, improve safety for automobile and rail passengers, and reduce automobile and train traffic congestion.
Roberta Road Grade Separation
Roberta Road Grade Separation
This project involves constructing a new highway bridge carrying the extension of Roberta Road over the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) tracks in Cabarrus County in order to reduce the risk of automobile/train collisions, improve safety for automobile and rail passengers, and reduce automobile and train traffic congestion.
Caldwell Road Grade Separation
Caldwell Road Grade Separation
This project will involve constructing a new highway bridge carrying Caldwell Road over the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) tracks in Cabarrus County.
Caldwell Park Drive
Caldwell Park Drive
This project involves constructing an extension of existing Caldwell Park Drive in Cabarrus County approximately one mile west into Mecklenburg County, providing alternate access for one public crossing and three private crossings to Caldwell Road and N.C. 49.
Grier Road Grade Separation
Grier Road Grade Separation
This project involves constructing a new highway bridge carrying Grier Road over the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) tracks in Mecklenburg County. The new bridge will reduce the risk of automobile/train collisions, improve safety for automobile and rail passengers, and reduce automobile and train traffic congestion.
Duke Curve Track Improvements
Duke Curve Track Improvements
This project is among a series of improvements to the North Carolina Railroad corridor between Raleigh and Charlotte to increase railroad capacity, efficiency, and safety. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is proposing to improve existing tracks along the North Carolina Railroad corridor in Davidson County.
Harrisburg to Charlotte Railroad improvements
Harrisburg to Charlotte Railroad improvements
This project involves constructing approximately 12 miles of second track and realigning curves along the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) corridor in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus Counties.
Charlotte Locomotive and Railcar Maintenance Facility – Phase 1
Charlotte Locomotive and Railcar Maintenance Facility – Phase 1
This project involves constructing a new facility to service state-owned Piedmont trains during layovers in Charlotte.
Salisbury to Kannapolis Railroad Improvements
Salisbury to Kannapolis Railroad Improvements
This project involves constructing approximately 10 miles of second track along the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) corridor in Rowan County.