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U.S. 701 Bypass Widening

Fast Facts

NCDOT TIP # R-5020B
Project Type:
 Road Widening
Affected Counties:
 Columbus
Estimated Cost: $
 39,500,000

Description

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is planning to widen U.S. 701 Bypass (JK Powell Blvd.) in Whiteville. The 2.28-mile stretch from Virgil Street to US-74/76 will become a Superstreet design limiting the number of left turns, which are considered hazardous. The expansion will also feature 23-foot wide medians and sidewalks on both sides.

Widening is deemed necessary to help keep traffic moving and for safety reasons.

News/Publications

New plan will drastically reshape JK Powell Blvd

Maps

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Schedule

  • Right-of-way acquisition - Early 2018
  • Start Construction - 2018
  • End Construction - 2022

Property Takings

It is estimated that approximately 50 parcels of property will be impacted by this project. Currently the NCDOT has set aside $5,750,000 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.

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