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U-5890: Dabney Drive Upgrade

U-5890: Dabney Drive Upgrade

The NC Department of Transportation is proposing to upgrade Dabney Drive (S.R. 1162) from Coble Boulevard to U.S. 158 Business in Vance County. 

There are two concepts under consideration for this project:

Concept 1: Upgrade Dabney Drive to a one-way pair facility with Corbitt Road using the existing roadway and the former railroad corridor. On the one-way pair facility, eastbound traffic would utilize Dabney Drive and westbound traffic would utilize Corbitt Road.  The current designs for Concept 1 propose two intersection options at Dabney Drive (S.R. 1162) and S. Garnett Street (U.S. 158):

  • Option 1 proposes a traditional intersection, similar to the existing intersection
  • Option 2 proposes a roundabout

Concept 2: Upgrade Dabney Drive to a four-lane divided facility with a raised median and curb and gutter.

Vicinity Map:

 

Purpose and Need:

STIP project U-5890 will make upgrades to Dabney Drive (S.R. 1162) from Coble Boulevard to U.S. 158 Business in Vance County, NC.

 

The purpose for this project is to improve mobility along Dabney Drive, an important east-west route in Henderson. The Dabney Drive corridor is anticipated to experience increased delays by 2040, with moderate queuing at several intersections along the corridor. Another benefit of the proposed project is enhanced pedestrian and bicycle accommodations along Dabney Drive (S.R. 1162).

 

 

Project History

 

The section of Dabney Drive (S.R. 1162) from Coble Boulevard to U.S. 158 Business has been the subject of long-range planning at both the state and local level, including:

  • The Vance County Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) states Dabney Drive (S.R. 1162) is a thoroughfare that needs improvement to relieve existing congestion. The CTP recommends providing a one-way pair facility (two-lanes in each direction) from U.S. 158 Business to Cooper Drive, utilizing Corbitt Road to carry westbound traffic.

NCDOT, in collaboration with the City of Henderson and other stakeholders, has begun the planning and design of the proposed project. NCDOT is currently collecting information within the project study area for inclusion in the environmental document.

Public Involvement

Public Meetings

A public meeting will be held on June 27, 2019 in Henderson, NC to obtain stakeholder and public input regarding the project's design.  

 

  Date:

  June 27, 2019

  Location:

  E.M. Rollins Elementary School

 1600 S. Garnett Street

 Henderson

  Time:

  4-7 p.m.

                                                    

                          

Public Meeting Maps:

 

Concept 1, Option1 - Corbitt Drive to U.S. 158 Business

Concept 1, Option 2 - Corbitt Drive to U.S. 158 Business

Concept 2 - Corbitt Drive to U.S. 158 Business

 

Project Funding

 This project is listed as Project U-5890 in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s State Transportation Improvement Program  (STIP) and is funded for $11.795 million.

 

 

 Estimated Amount*

   Prior Years Cost (includes Project Development)   $       700,000
   Utility   $    2,203,000
   Property Acquisition   $     2,285,000
   Construction   $     6,067,000
   Total Cost   $   11,795,000

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

 

Project Timeline

 Milestone

    Date*

  Public Meeting 1

  June 27, 2019

 Environmental Document         Fall 2019
  Right of Way Acquisition   Summer 2020
  Construction Begins      Spring 2022

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

PROJECT CONTACT INFORMATION 

Brett Lackey

Project Manager

NCDOT Division Highway 5

2601 North Duke Street

Durham, NC  27704

[email protected]

         919-220-4600

PROJECT CONTACT INFORMATION 

Rebecca Gallas, PE

NCDOT Consultant Project Manager

Mott MacDonald

P.O. Box 700

Fuqquay-Varina, NC  27526

[email protected]

        919-552-2253

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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