These projects are listed as Projects I-5719 and U-5800 in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s State Transportation Improvement Program and are funded for $635 million.

Project Funding

 

I-5719 Cost*

U-5800 Cost*

Utilities

$71,100,000

$3,600,000

Property Acquisition

$110,500,000

$2,400,000

Construction

$422,800,000

$4,400,000

Total

$624,400,000

$10,400,000

* Costs are preliminary and subject to change

Project Timeline

Milestone

Date*

Public Meeting 1

May 2019

Public Meeting 2

August 2022

Environmental Document+

December 2022

Right-of-Way Acquisition

March 2024

Begin Construction

March 2024

Construction Complete

TBD

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change; +anticipate Federal CE

Project Webpage

For information about the project such as estimated costs, schedule, and maps, please visit our project webpage:
www.ncdot.gov/projects/i-85-widening-gaston-county

Project Comments

 

NCDOT accepts comments throughout all phases of project development.  
The public is encouraged to leave comments using this website, email, or phone number:

 

Email: I-85widening@PublicInput.com

Phone Number: 512-580-8850 enter project code 5194

The comment period for this project closes on September 23, 2022.

Question title

Would you like to be added to the project mailing list? Please provide your email address.

Question title

Do you have any questions or comments regarding either the I-85 Widening project or the Improvements to the North Main Street and Wilkinson Boulevard Intersection in Belmont?

Title VI Feedback

To ensure we’re hearing from a broad set of voices, would you be willing to share (completely anonymously) some information about yourself?

If so, please click here: https://publicinput.com/NCDOT-Title-VI

Project Contact

Nora McCann, EIT

NCDOT Project Manager

NCDOT Project Management Unit

1595 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699

[email protected]

512-580-8850  code 5194

Project Contact

Kat Bukowy, AICP

Consultant Project Manager

HNTB

343 E. Six Forks Road, Ste. 200

Raleigh, NC 27609

[email protected]

512-580-8850  code 5194

RESOURCES FOR PROPERTY OWNERS 

Although the N.C. Department of Transportation works to minimize the number of homes and businesses displaced by a road project, it is inevitable, in many cases, that a certain amount of private property is needed. The following information explains right of way acquisition and answers questions about the process.  

     
Right-of-Way Brochure Single Page Layout      Folleto del Proceso de Adquisición de Bienes Raíces
Right-of-Way Frequently Asked Questions

Right of way Acquisition Process Videos

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