Project # C-4934
Type: Road Widening
Affected Counties: Gaston
Estimated Cost: $30,315,000
The South New Hope Road Widening project is a joint effort between the NCDOT and the City of Gastonia to widen South New Hope Road (NC 279) from Burtonwood Drive to Armstrong Park Drive/Garrison Boulevard/SR 2466.
South New Hope Road is currently a four-lane roadway. The proposed design will add a turn lane to make it five lanes. The stretch in question is just over a half mile.
The City of Gastonia is responsible for $1,148,000 of the total cost.
Gaston Gazette: City to begin road-widening projects
Right-of-way acquisition – September, 2013
Construction – September, 2014
The NCDOT has budgeted $2,350,000 for property takings.