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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

Contact

Brendan Merithew, P.E.

Project Engineer
NCDOT Division 13

55 Orange St.
Asheville, NC 28801

Alison Nichols, AICP

Project Manager
RS&H

1520 South Blvd., Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28203

4/12/2019 2:47 PM