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U.S. 25/U.S. 70 Improvements

​​​​​​​​​Project Overview

The N.C. Department of Transportation is in the preliminary planning and development stage for functional and safety improvements along nearly 3.8 miles of U.S. 25/U.S. 70 in Madison County from approximately 300 feet south of Skyway Drive to Brush Creek Road.

A two-lane highway, U.S. 25/U.S. 70 is a key travel route through Madison County, connecting several towns and providing access to Interstate 26 in Weaverville. Three schools are located along the project corridor, including Madison Middle and Madison High schools.  

Project Funding

This project is listed as Project R-5837 in the N.C. Department of Transportation's Draft 2024-2033 ​State Transportation Improvement Program and is funded for $37.8 million.

​Estimated Cost*
​Project development and design​$4,500,000
​Property acquisition​$14,800,000
​Construction costs​$18,500,000
​Total cost ​$37,800,000

*Estimated costs subject to change

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