Projects that fall in this category are, in most cases, complete. NCDOT has created a library of their Web sites to provide access to information on each project's history. Because the sites are no longer updated, the contact information and other materials may not be current.

N.C. 68 Improvements
N.C. 68 Improvements
Improvements to a nearly half-mile stretch of N.C. 68 in Guilford County, north of Oak Ridge.

Project Completion: 2015

Garden Parkway
Garden Parkway
The North Carolina Turnpike Authority (NCTA) and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) propose to improve east-west travel between I-85 west of Gastonia in Gaston County and I-485/NC 160 in Mecklenburg County and improve connectivity between southern Gaston County and Mecklenburg County.

Project Completion: Unfunded

Northern Durham Parkway
Northern Durham Parkway
The Northern Durham Parkway was developed by the Durham Joint City-County Planning Commission in response to local citizen concerns with the proposed Durham Northwest-Northeast Loop.

Project Completion: 2002

US 15-501 Superstreet
US 15-501 Superstreet
This project is proposed to improve the operations of the intersection, particularly for vehicles traveling off of US 15-501 and onto Erwin and Europa Drives. This website explains the need for this project, the process NCDOT is currently undergoing to study the project and a quick explanation of the project alternatives being considered.

Project Completion: Late 2007

US 15-501 Corridor Improvements
US 15-501 Corridor Improvements
NCDOT is preparing an environmental study to ease traffic congestion and improve safety on US 15-501 from just south of Pittsboro continuing in a northerly direction to the US 64 Bypass in Chatham County.

Project Completion: Unfunded

US 70 Clayton Bypass
US 70 Clayton Bypass
The new highway will relieve congestion on existing U.S. 70 and provide motorists traveling to Raleigh or to the coast an alternate route built to interstate standards. Motorists traveling to I-40 through Clayton will have a faster less congested route.

Project Completion: June 2008

NC 73 Transportation/Land Use Study
NC 73 Transportation/Land Use Study
The NC 73 Corridor is one of two east-west highways serving the rapidly growing area around Lake Norman, in the North Carolina Piedmont.

Project Completion: 2004

I-74 Feasibility Study
I-74 Feasibility Study
The I-74 corridor, as supported by the Governor of North Carolina, has been identified as a Strategic Highway Corridor (SHC) in the Statewide Transportation Plan adopted by the Board of Transportation on September 2, 2004.

Project Completion: August 2005

I-77 Rehabilitation
I-77 Rehabilitation
The existing northbound lanes will be overlaid with asphalt and concrete and the paved shoulders will be constructed.

Project Completion: May 2010

US 17 Washington Bypass
US 17 Washington Bypass
The U.S. 17 Washington Bypass was constructed to relieve traffic congestion on existing U.S. 17 once it is open to traffic.

Project Completion: March 2010

I-40 Rehabilitation
I-40 Rehabilitation
To improve the condition of I-40 by removing and replacing the aged and damaged concrete slabs.

Project Completion: August 2008

NC 98 Wake Forest Bypass
NC 98 Wake Forest Bypass
Work on the NC 98 Wake Forest Bypass is currently under way. The 1.55-mile section is located in Wake County.

Project Completion: August 2010

Northern Wake Freeway Interchange Improvements at I-540 and I-40
Northern Wake Freeway Interchange Improvements at I-540 and I-40
I-540 (Northern Wake Freeway) Interchange Improvements at I-540 and I-40.

Project Completion: 2010

NC 107 Connector
NC 107 Connector
Study of constructing a new road from N.C. 107 to U.S. 23-74 east of Sylvia in Jackson County.

Project Completion: Unfunded

Brawley School Road Widening Project
Brawley School Road Widening Project
The project is necessary to widen Brawley School Road from south of Southfork Road to Talbert Road to improve access, relieve congestion and improve safety.

Project Completion: 2013

Charlotte Outer Loop
Charlotte Outer Loop
Work to complete the Charlotte Outer Loop and a project to widen I-85 were completed in 2015.

Project Completion: 2015

US 421 Widening Project
US 421 Widening Project
Widen US 421 (King Street) to a four to six-lane raised concrete median divided facility from US 321 (Hardin Street) to east of NC 194 (Jefferson Road).

Project Completion: 2011

I-40 Widening Project and I-440 Signing Improvements
I-40 Widening Project and I-440 Signing Improvements
To widen I-40 from 4 to 6 lanes from west of Wade Avenue (State Road 1728) to east of the Jones Franklin Road (S.R. 5039) bridge. This project also includes new signs and interstate route numbering on I-440.

Project Completion: June 2011

High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)
High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)
This is an archived projects website. The central concept for HOV lanes is to move more people rather than more cars. When traffic is congested, HOV lanes can carry more people than a general-purpose lane of traffic. Even when HOV lanes look less congested than general-purpose lanes, they often carry more people.

Project Completion: NA

Kinston Bypass Project
Kinston Bypass Project
The Kinston Bypass project is a proposed 12-mile, four-lane, median-divided freeway with full control of access in Lenoir County and in the western portions of Craven and Jones counties.

Project Completion: Unfunded

NC 211 Road Widening Project
NC 211 Road Widening Project
The project includes widening to a multi-lane highway with curbs and gutters, and sidewalks, as well as installing signals and signs.

Project Completion: May 2014

US 158 Widening Project
US 158 Widening Project
This widening project would improve safety, traffic flow and access to existing and potential future industry along the U.S. 158 Corridor in Northampton County.

Project Completion: Unfunded

NC 73 Widening Project
NC 73 Widening Project
This project is necessary to widen N.C. 73 from two lanes to four lanes with center turn lanes from west if U.S. 21 to east of N.C. 115. Also, a quadrant left will be placed at the intersection of N.C. 73 and N.C. 21.

Project Completion: December 2011

401 Corridor Study
401 Corridor Study
The purpose of the US 401 Corridor Study is to identify deficiencies in the existing corridor and develop alternatives for accommodating future growth in traffic volumes.

Project Completion: Unfunded

I-85 Corridor Improvement Project
I-85 Corridor Improvement Project
The I-85 Corridor Improvement Project will complete a comprehensive overhaul of a critical stretch of I-85 in North Carolina’s Triad Region, including replacement of the narrow and outdated Yadkin River Bridge.

Project Completion: April 2013

I-95 Corridor Planning and Finance Study
I-95 Corridor Planning and Finance Study
High-level studies examining tolling and other options for financing improvements along the 182-mile stretch of Interstate 95 from South Carolina to Virginia.

Project Completion: July 2013

US 52 Improvement Project
US 52 Improvement Project
The project will streamline and repave one-half mile of U.S. 52 from U.S. 421/Business 40 to Akron Drive, and improve part of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem.

Project Completion: September 2013

US 52 Bridge Replacement Project
US 52 Bridge Replacement Project
The project will replace the U.S. 52 North and South bridges over Liberty Street and the Norfolk Southern Railroad Switching Yard in Winston-Salem. Crews will also widen Liberty Street, make ramp improvements to the U.S. 52 interchange with 25th and 28th streets and install new traffic signals.

Project Completion: 2014

NC 143 Improvement Project
NC 143 Improvement Project
The N.C. Department of Transportation wants to improve safety on N.C. 143 west of Robbinsville from West Buffalo Creek to N.C. 143 Business. N.C. 143 is a windy, two-lane road through the mountains that serves as the primary east-west corridor for Graham County.

Project Completion: Unfunded

Union Cross Road Widening
Union Cross Road Widening
The project will widen 4.2 miles of Union Cross Road in Winston-Salem and Kernersville from Sedge Garden Road north of I-40 to just south of U.S. 311.

Project Completion: November 2015

Smithfield Neuse River Bridge Replacement
Smithfield Neuse River Bridge Replacement
The North Carolina Department of Transportation is replacing the bridge on U.S. 70 Business in downtown Smithfield over the Neuse River.

Project Completion: January 2014

US 64-NC 49 Corridor Study - Phase IIA
US 64-NC 49 Corridor Study - Phase IIA
A study of a section of US 64 between Pittsboro and Cary in Chatham and Wake counties is currently underway. The 19 mile section extends from the US 64 US and 64-Business split in Pittsboro to the US 1 and US 64 interchange in Cary.

Project Completion: January 2011

Bonner Bridge Repairs
Bonner Bridge Repairs
NCDOT is currently making repairs to the aging Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet in Dare County.

Project Completion: Early 2013

Wrightsville Beach Bridge
Wrightsville Beach Bridge
NCDOT is rehabilitating the bridge on U.S. 76/74 as you travel into Wrightsville Beach.

Project Completion: Spring 2014

Alligator River Bridge (Tyrrell #7) US 64
Alligator River Bridge (Tyrrell #7) US 64
The project will rehab the existing drawbridge on US 64 over the Alligator River in Tyrrell/Dare County.

Project Completion: April 2013

Poplar Tent Road Widening Project
Poplar Tent Road Widening Project
The N.C. Department of Transportation wants to improve traffic flow on approximately 4.4 miles of Poplar Tent Road (State Road 1394) in Concord from Gable Oaks Lane/Woodhaven Place to Concord Parkway (US 29-601 Bypass).

Project Completion: Unfunded

N.C. 215 Improvements
N.C. 215 Improvements
NCDOT proposes to improve N.C. 215 from U.S. 64 at Cherryfield to Macedonia Church Road (SR 1326) in Transylvania County.

Project Completion: Unfunded

I-95 Diverging Diamond Interchange in Lumberton
I-95 Diverging Diamond Interchange in Lumberton
This project is necessary to increase safety and improve mobility on U.S. 301 over I-95 at in Lumberton. This project will construct two new bridges to replace the existing bridge over I-95.

Project Completion: 2016

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.

Project Completion: Winter 2015

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.

Project Completion: Winter 2015

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.

Project Completion: Fall 2015

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.

Project Completion: Fall 2015

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.

Project Completion: Fall 2014

Duke Curve Track Improvements
Duke Curve Track Improvements
Work reconstructed existing railroad tracks south of the Linwood Railroad Yard and north of the bridge over the Yadkin River in Davidson County.

Project Completion: Spring 2015

NC 12 Storm Recovery
NC 12 Storm Recovery
In September 2014, NCDOT completed a beach nourishment project along N.C. 12 north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island in Dare County.

Project Completion: September 2014

U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass
U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass
The 20-mile bypass of U.S. 70 around Goldsboro is a safer, quicker route for drivers using U.S. 70 to travel to Morehead City, Havelock, Kinston, Goldsboro and Raleigh.

Project Completion: May 2016

Hatteras-Ocracoke Passenger Ferry Feasibility Study
Hatteras-Ocracoke Passenger Ferry Feasibility Study
The study involved looking at whether a passenger-only ferry service from Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Village would ease congestion on the Hatteras-Ocracoke route.

Project Completion: June 2016

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