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Project Fast Facts
  • Status: Projects Under Development
  • County: Hertford and Gates
  • Type of Project: Road and Bridge Widening
  • STIP Number: R-2507A
  • Estimated Cost: $54,500,000.00
  • Property Acquisition Start: February 2012
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In Hertford and Gates Counties, the Design-Build Project R-2507A widens U.S. 13 / U.S. 158 from U.S. 158 / N.C. 45 near Winton to the US 158 Bypass in Tarheel. The proposed improvements widen approximately 7.1 miles of U.S. 13 / U.S. 158 to a four lane divided facility with directional crossovers and median U-Turn bulb-outs. The project’s primary purpose is to reduce traffic congestion and improve travel time and safety within the project limits.

News and Updates

Project available 8-29-11

25% Plans are Complete.

Project Overview and Purpose

The Design-Build Team shall design and construct U.S. 13 / U.S. 158 as a four-lane divided facility with a 46-foot median (30-foot at the Chowan River). The partial control of access facility shall be designed and constructed to meet a 60-mph design speed for a level rural principal arterial. The Design-Build Team shall design and construct an interchange at U.S. 13 / U.S. 158/ N.C. 45. All other -Y- Lines along the mainline shall be at-grade intersections with directional crossovers and median U-Turn bulb-outs.

Project Highlights

7.1 Miles of Widening

Contact Information

Andy Young, PE
Design-Build Project Manager

  • Email: Contact Us
  • Phone: (919) 707-6613
  • Address: 1020 Birch Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603

Bob Capehart
Division Engineer

  • Email: Contact Us
  • Phone: (252) 482-7977
  • Mailing Address: 113 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Edenton, NC 27932

Resources for Local Property Owners

In many cases, it is inevitable that a certain amount of private property must be acquired. The displacement of homes and businesses is minimized to the extent practicable. The following brochures will answer questions about this process.