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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 design stage for functional and safety improvements along a nearly 3.8-mile stretch 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 I-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 State Transportation Improvement Program and is funded for $34.7 million.

​Estimated Cost*
​Project development and design​$4,500,000
​Property acquisition​$12,200,000
​Construction costs​$18,000,000
​Total cost ​$34,700,000

*Estimated costs subject to change


Brendan Merithew, P.E.

Project Engineer
NCDOT Division 13

55 Orange St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Alison Nichols, AICP

Project Manager

1520 South Blvd., Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28203

4/12/2019 2:47 PM