College Road - Wilmington

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to make improvements to College Road in Wilmington.  The improvements  are planned between U.S. 117/N.C. 132 and U.S. 421 (Carolina Beach Road) and are broken into  six separate projects. 

 

  • U-5881   -  Improvements to N.C. 132 (College Road) from Gordon Road (S.R. 2048) to New Centre Drive (S.R. 1272),  Alternatives may include additional lanes, possible interchanges at Kings Drive and Ringo Street and minor modifications of the College Road/Market Street interchange.

 

  • U-5792   -  N.C. 132 (College Road) and U.S. 74 (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway) intersection improvements including converting the at-grade intersection to an interchange.

 

  • U-5702A -  Access management and  travel time improvements along an approximately 2.6 mile section of College Road from New Centre Drive (S.R. 1272) to just south of U.S. 117 (Shipyard Boulevard).

 

  • U-5704   -  Mobility improvements at the College Road and Oleander Drive intersection and an approximately 2.0 mile section of College Road from Wilshire Boulevard to U.S. 117 (Shipyard Boulevard).  This project may include a proposed interchange at U.S. 76 (Oleander Drive). 

 

  • U-5702B -  Access management and travel time improvements along an approximately 4.3 mile section of College Road from U.S. 117 (Shipyard Boulevard) to U.S. 421 (Carolina Beach Road).

 

  • U-5790   -  Improvements at the N.C. 132 (College Road) and U.S. 421 (Carolina Beach Road) intersection.  Alternatives may include grade separated improvements such as a flyover or at-grade intersection modifications.

 

 

Vicinity Map:

 

PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT

The NCDOT project team will review all feedback – regardless of how it is submitted (online, phone, email, or letter) – and explore options to incorporate comments and address concerns where and when feasible.  

 

PUBLIC MEETING

NCDOT held a public meeting on June 28, 2018 to present information on all six projects.  

Date:               June 28, 2018

Time:               4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Venue:             University of North Carolina  Wilmington  

                          Burney Center - Corner or Riegel Road and Price Drive,

Persons who speak Spanish and do not speak English, or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English, may receive interpretive services upon request prior to any meeting by calling 1-800-481-6494.

Aquellas personas que hablan español y no hablan inglés, o tienen limitaciones para leer, hablar o entender inglés, podrían recibir servicios de interpretación si los solicitan antes de la reunión llamando al 1-800-481-6494.

PUBLIC MEETING MAPS

For additional information on each project and its maps, please visit the following project page links: 

 

 U-5881 and U-5792     

U-5881 -  Improvements to N.C. 132 (College Road) from Gordon Road (S.R. 2048) to New Centre Drive (S.R. 1272),  Alternatives may include additional lanes, possible interchanges at Kings Drive and Ringo Street and minor modifications of the College Road/Market Street interchange.

U-5792 -  N.C. 132 (College Road) and U.S. 74 (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkwy) intersection improvements including converting the at-grade intersection to an interchange.

 

 U-5702A and U-5702B   

U-5702A ​-  Access management and  travel time improvements along an approximatley 2.6 mile section of College Road from New Centre Drive (S.R. 1272) to just south of U.S. 117 (Shipyard Boulevard).

U-5702B -  Access management and travel time improvements along an approximately 4.3 mile section of College Road from U.S. 117 (Shipyard Boulevard) to U.S. 421 (Carolina Beach Road).

 

 U-5704  and U-5790 

U-5704 -  Mobility improvements at the College Road and Oleander Drive intersection and an approximately 2.0 mile section of College Road from Wilshire Boulevard to U.S. 117 (Shipyard Boulevard).  This project may invlude a proposed interchange at U.S. 76 (Oleander Drive). 

U-5790 -  Improvements at the N.C. 132 (College Road) and U.S. 421 (Carolina Beach Road) intersection.  Alternatives may include grade separated improvements such as a flyover or at-grade intersection modifications.   

 

 

COMMENTS/QUESTIONS                                              

Comments may be submitted via phone, email or U.S. Mail to either of the individuals listed below or at any meeting.  All comments received carry equal weight, regardless of submittal method.  All comments will be reviewed and suggestions/recommendations incorporated into designs where feasible.  

PROJECT CONTACT INFORMATION       

                                                          

  Trace Howell

  Project Manager

  NCDOT Division 3

  [email protected]

  910-341-2000

  5501 Barbados Boulevard                          Castle Hayne, NC  28429

 

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.  

 

Relocation Assistance Brochure                                                 Asistencia para Reubicación      
Right-of-Way Acquisition Process Brochure                             Folleto del Proceso de Adquisición de Bienes Raíces
Right-of-Way Frequently Asked Questions

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