North Carolina Eminent Domain Lawyers

US 421/I-40 Business Bridge Replacements

Fast Facts

Project # U-2827B (part of C-5620A)
Type: Multiple bridge replacements
Affected Counties: Forsyth
Estimated Cost: $89,850,000


The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans to reconstruct and upgrade a 1.2-mile section of US 421/I-40 Business from west of Fourth Street to east of Church Street. Plans include a multi-use path from Fourth Street to Liberty Street, interchange modifications, pavement reconstruction, and replacing multiple bridges (NCDOT TIP #U-2827B).

The overall project will be accomplished in two phases. This project page features Phase II – removing and repaving the interstate and replacing multiple bridges. Business I-40 will be closed for about two years while the NCDOT:

  • Replaces the Fourth Street Bridge
  • Replaces and widen the Peters Creek Parkway Bridge
  • Replaces the Green Street Bridge with a pedestrian bridge
  • Replaces the Broad Street Bridge over Business 40
  • Replaces the Business 40 Bridge over Brookstown Avenue
  • Removes the Spruce Street Bridge
  • Constructs the Marshall Street Bridge
  • Constructs the Cherry Street Bridge
  • Constructs the Strollway Pedestrian Bridge over Business 40
  • Constructs the Liberty Street Bridge over Business 40
  • Constructs the Main Street Bridge over Business 40
  • Constructs the Church Street Bridge


Winston Salem Business 40 to Close for Two Years


US 421/I-40 Business Bridge Replacements map

Project Schedule

  • Right-of-way acquisition – in progress
  • Start Construction – 2018
  • End Construction – 2020

Property Takings

Over $12,225,000 has been set aside for right-of-way takings for this project. If your property will be affected, contact one of our eminent domain attorneys (four of whom previously represented the NCDOT) for a free case evaluation, or call 1-877-393-4990.