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2023-2032 STIP Development

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The N.C. Department of Transportation's transportation plan – called the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) – identifies the construction funding and schedule for projects over a 10-year period. NCDOT updates the STIP approximately every two years.

The Strategic Transportation Investments (STI) law mandates ongoing evaluation and improvement to ensure the process responds to North Carolina's diverse needs. This is accomplished by a prioritization work group consisting primarily of professional engineers and transportation planners.

The data-driven process to update the STIP is called Strategic Prioritization. The cycle to update the STIP for 2023-2032 — called Prioritization 6.0 or P6.0 — began in fall 2019 when NCDOT divisions and local planning organizations started gathering public feedback on projects, which will be submitted for evaluation and scoring.​​

Development Timeline


Project submissions
October 2019 - Aug. ​​31, 2020
Quantitative scores for all projects released
​End of August 2021
Draft list of funded Statewide Mobility projects releasedEnd of August 2021
Regional Impact Local Input Point assignment window (including public comment)​
September - November​ 2021
Draft list of funded Regional Impact projects released
End of January 2022​​​
​​Division Needs Local Input Point assignment window (including public comment)
February​​ 2022​ - April 2022
​Draft 2023-2032 STIP released
August 2022
​Draft STIP public comment period
Fall 2022
​2023-2032 STIP approved

*Future dates are preliminary and subject to change


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