US 29 Bridge Replacement
NCDOT TIP # B-5365 (included as part of I-3802B, I-85 widening project)
Project Type: Bridge replacement
Affected Counties: Rowan
Estimated Cost: $ 15,000,000
As part of the I-85 widening project, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will replace the two bridges (No. 21 and 34) over the Norfolk Southern Railroad and US 29/NC 152 in China Grove.
According to NCDOT Bridge Information, Bridge No. 21 over the Norfolk Southern Railway was built in 1936, carries a safety rating of 11 out of 99, and is considered structurally deficient and functionally obsolete. Bridge No. 34 over US 29/NC 12 was built in 1956, carries a safety rating of 18 out of 99, and is also considered structurally deficient and functionally obsolete.
These two bridge replacements are part of the overall 13-mile I-85 widening from Concord to China Grove in Rowan and Cabarrus Counties.
- Right-of-way acquisition - 2017
- Start Construction - 2019
The NCDOT has incorporated this project into the larger I-3802B I-85 widening project in Rowan County. Over $16,000,000 in funds has been set aside for right-of-way takings for these projects combined. If your property will be affected, contact one of our eminent domain attorneys (two of whom previously represented the NCDOT) for a free case evaluation, or call 1-877-393-4990.