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The project logo R-5857: U.S. 17 Intersection Improvements near Shallotte

The project logo R-5857: U.S. 17 Intersection Improvements near Shallotte

​Preliminary Engineering Activities for this project
have been suspended.

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The N.C. Department of Transportation proposes intersection improvements at the intersection of U.S. 17 at U.S. 17 Business (Main Street)/Frontage Road N.W., north of Shallotte, and at U.S. 17 at U.S. 17 Business (Main Street)/Old Shallotte Road (S.R. 1316), south of Shallotte. The primary purpose of this project is to improve traffic flow at the intersections.

 

Vicinity Map:

 

Project Overview:

NCDOT proposes to construct a Reduced Conflict Intersection (RCI) on U.S. 17 at two intersections near Shallotte. The designs have been developed to reduce the number of conflict points where a crash can occur, and simplify how traffic moves through the intersections.

 

 

RCI of  U.S. 17 at Main Street/Frontage Road N.W.: 

  • Drivers on U.S. 17 will follow their usual path

  • Raised medians will redirect drivers on Main Street/Frontage Road N.W. to turn right onto U.S. 17.

  • To go the other direction on U.S. 17, or to cross the highway, drivers will pull into a dedicated lane to make a U-turn.

  • The existing traffic signal would be removed. 

 

RCI of  U.S. 17 at Main Street/Old Shallotte Road: 

  • Drivers on U.S. 17 will follow their usual path

  • Raised medians will redirect drivers on Main Street/Old Shallotte Road to turn right onto U.S. 17.

  • To go the other direction on U.S. 17, or to cross the highway, drivers will pull into a dedicated lane to make a U-turn.

  • The existing traffic signal would be removed

  • Additional modifications of the intersection include:

    • Wildwood Street N.W. will be realigned to connect to Old Shallotte Road further away from the intersection.

    • East Coast Lane will be realigned to connect to the realigned Wildwood Street N.W.

 

Public Involvement

A public meeting was held on Monday, June 24, 2019.

The public comment period closed on July 24, 2019. All comments have been taken into consideration.

 

 

 

Public Meeting Maps

Intersection of U.S. 17 at Main Street/Frontage Road N.W.

Intersection of U.S. 17 at Main Street/Old Shallotte Road

 

Project Comments: 

Responses to Public Comments 

Project Funding: 

 

 Estimated Amount*

Project Development & Design

  $    800,000  

Utilities

  $    200,000  

Right-of-Way

 $    840,000  

Construction Costs

 $ 4,368,000  

Total Cost

 $ 6,208,000  

* Estimated costs are subject to change. Based on NCDOT STIP.

Project Timeline: 

ActivityDate*

Begin Project Planning & Development of Designs

            January 2019 

Public Meeting

            June 24, 2019 

Complete Environmental Documentation

       February 2020 

Righ-of-Way Begins

       April 2020 

Construction Begins

       June 2022 

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

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Project Contact Information:

Michael Bass

NCDOT Division 3 Project Manager

5501 Barbados Blvd.

Castle Hayne, NC 28429

(910) 341-2000

Project Email Address: [email protected]

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