U.S. 221 Lane Widening
Project # R-2233BB
Type: Lane Widening
Affected Counties: Rutherford
Estimated Cost: $76,200,000
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans to widen to multiple lanes a 5.2-mile stretch of U.S. 221 from just north of Thunder Road to just south of Roper Loop Road in Rutherford County. Additionally, the intersection of U.S. 74 with U.S. 64 will be redesigned to accommodate the new stretch of U.S. 221 in that area.
This project is part of a larger overall plan to widen 18.2 miles of U.S. 221 from the South Carolina State Line to just south of Roper Loop Road in Rutherford County.
- Right-of-way acquisition - 2017
- Start Construction - 2020
- End Construction - 2023
It is estimated that more than 250 parcels of land will be impacted by this project. Currently, the NCDOT has set aside $22,900,000 for right-of-way takings. If your property will be affected, contact one of our attorneys (two of whom previously worked on behalf of the NCDOT) for a free case evaluation.