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Independence Boulevard Extension

​ ​​​​Project Overview
​To improve mobility and reduce congestion for motorists traveling north and south in central Wilmington, the N.C. Department of Transportation proposes extending Independence Boulevard near the Covil/Montgomery Avenue corridor ​​1.7 miles from the vicinity of Randall Parkway to U.S. 74 (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway).

Project Cost

This project is listed as Project U-4434 in the N.C. Department of Transportation's State Transportation Improvement Program​. The latest available estimate of costs is shown below.

Estimated Amount*
​Right of way acquisition$88,700,000​
​Construction costs​$122,300,000
​Utilities costs$3,600,000​
Total cost$214,600,000

* Estimated costs are subject to change.

4/15/2024 1:43 PM