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Project Highlights

The widening project is being completed in five sections: Maps for each section are included below.

  • U.S. 421 to Idlewild Road in Watauga and Ashe counties (referred to as Section A) is 2.8-miles and is estimated to cost $25.6 million. 
  • Idlewild Road to North of South Fork New River in Ashe County (referred to as Section B) is 1.8 miles and estimated to cost $21.3 million.
  • South Fork New River to South of N.C. 194 in Ashe County (referred to as Section C) is 4 miles and is estimated to cost $45 million.
  • South of N.C. 194 to North of N.C. 163 in Ashe County (referred to as Section D) is 4 miles long and is estimated to cost $26 million.
  • N.C. 163 to U.S. 221 Business/N.C. 88 in Jefferson (referred to as Section E) is 3.5 miles and is estimated to cost $15.4 million.

7/10/2018 10:18 AM