The N.C. Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, has completed an environmental assessment of the proposed improvements to I-440.
An Environmental Assessment
, which contains a summary of the impacts and benefits associated with the preliminary project designs – referred to as detailed study alternatives – was signed June 26, 2017.
NCDOT then held an open house and public hearing
on Aug. 8, 2017, to give the public the opportunity to ask questions about the project, and to comment on the design maps and environmental assessment
The NCDOT project team reviewed feedback and explored options to incorporate and address concerns where and when it was feasible.
This project was awarded to the Lane Construction Corporation on Oct. 22, 2018.
NCDOT hosted a preconstruction open house on Aug. 1, 2019 where project team members and representatives of the Lane Construction design-build team were available to discuss the project with the public and answer questions.