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U.S. 19/74/64/129 Improvements

Project Overview

The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing roadway improvements to a 1.25-mile section of U.S. 19/74/64/129 from about three-quarters of a mile southwest of Murphy to Hiwassee Street in Murphy.

Improvements could involve increasing lane widths, adding turn lanes, raised medians and removing driveways to address traffic congestion and to improve the overall safety and traffic flow.

Project Funding

This project is listed as Project R-5735 in the N.C. Department of Transportation's State Transportation Improvement Program and is funded for $11.3 million.

​Estimated Cost*
​Project development and design​$2,200,000
​Property acquisition​$3,800,000
​Construction costs​$5,300,000
​Total cost ​$11,300,000

*Estimated costs subject to change


Todd Buckner, P.E.

Michael Baker International Engineering

8000 Regency Parkway, Suite 600
Cary, NC 27518

Kenneth McDowell

Assistant Design Construction Engineer
Highway Division 14

253 Webster Road
Sylva, NC 28779

11/21/2018 12:22 PM