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STIP Highlights

The following table highlights some of the critical connections made possible in the 2018-2027 Strategic Transportation Improvement Program under the Strategic Mobility Formula.

​Western North Carolina
​Central North Carolina
​Eastern North Carolina
  • ​Widening U.S. 17 to four lanes in Martin and Beaufort counties, which is part of improving the U.S. 17 corridor, a hurricane evacuation route (STIP R-2511)
  • Strengthening and widening the runway at Duplin County Airport to encourage more corporate jet traffic (STIP AV-5842)
  • Building the U.S. 17 Hampstead Bypass from N.C. 210 to U.S. 17 north of Hampstead in Pender County (STIP R-3300)
  • Widening N.C. 87 from N.C. 11 to U.S. 74/76 in Columbus County (STIP R-2561C)
  • Building a freight rail line along the National Gateway Corridor to support the new Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal in Edgecombe County, which will create jobs and position North Carolina to lead in intermodal freight movement (STIP P-5711)

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