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US 70 Goldsboro Bypass

Fast Facts

Project # R-2554BB, R-2554C
Type: New freeway
Affected Counties: Lenoir, Wayne
Estimated Cost: $110 million


The U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass will be part of the U.S. 70 Corridor and will run from east of Wayne Memorial Drive (SR 1556) to east of Promise Land Road (SR 1323) in Lenoir County.

The bypass will include construction of a new 20.6-mile stretch of four-lane divided freeway that is designed to accommodate speeds of up to 75 mph. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has said that the project is intended to meet the growing transportation needs of the region, helping to reduce travel times and to improve safety.


Fox 8:Property Owners Affected by Goldsboro Bypass in Wayne County May be Able to Pursue Additional Compensation for Their Seized Property




  • Final Environmental Impact Statement   Completed
  • Start Construction – Underway
  • Right-of-Way Purchase  Underway
  • End Construction – 2015

Property Takings

The NCDOT has already begun contacting property owners to begin right-of-way acquisition. Details have not been released about how many properties are affected by the construction or about how much the budget is for securing these properties.

If your property will be affected, contact one of our attorneys for a free case evaluation.