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The project logo R-5777C: Havelock Bypass To Thurman Road

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to upgrade a section of US 70 Improvements from the Havelock Bypass to East of Thurman Road (S.R. 1116) to interstate standards, in Craven County. 

This project is one of several that NCDOT is working on to improve the U.S. 70 corridor with the intent of:

  • Improving regional mobility
  • Assisting economic development in primarily rural areas of eastern N.C.
  • Providing a closer interstate connection to the Port of Morehead City
  • Benefitting military interconnectivity
  • Making the corridor safer by reducing at-grade intersections

 

Vicinity Map:

 

Project Highlights:

The project would construct approximately seven (7) miles of freeway, and include interchanges at three locations:

  • Stately Pines Road (S.R. 1106)
  • Fisher Avenue (S.R. 1104) 
  • Camp Kiro Road (S.R. 1112)

​Driveways, intersecting streets and median crossovers would be removed and service roads extended along portions of the project to provide access for property owners and to ensure mobility for local traffic. At interchanges, roundabouts will be constructed where the U.S. 70 on/off ramps connect to the intersecting cross streets.

Public Involvement

Public information about proposed project

Informational will be provided to the public in a virtual format on the project webpage beginning August 28, 2020. The public is encouraged to provide comments or share their thoughts regarding the proposed alternatives concepts below. 

Comments are due by September 14, 2020

  Date  

August 28, 2020
  NC DOT Project webpage 

 U.S. 70 Improvements - Havelock Bypass to east of Thurman Road

 

Public Meeting Maps 2020:

Alternative A:

U.S. 70 Improvements Havelock Bypass to East of Thurman Road Alternative A Key Map

Alternative A: Map 1 Havelock Bypass to Flanners Beach Road over intersecting side streets

Alternative A: Map 2 Flanners Beach Road to Arabica Lane over intersecting side streets

Alternative A: Map 3 Arabica Lane to Fishers Landing Road over intersecting side streets

Alternative A: Map 4 Fishers Landing Road to Camp Kiro Road over intersecting side streets

Alternative A: Map 5 Camp Kiro Road to Thurman Road over intersecting side streets

Alternative B: 

U.S. 70 Improvements Havelock Bypass to East of Thurman Road Alternative B Key Map

Alternative B: Map 1 Havelock Bypass to Flanners Beach Road under intersecting side streets

Alternative B: Map 2 Flanners Beach Road to Arabica Lane under intersecting side streets

Alternative B: Map 3 Arabica Lane to Fishers Landing Road under intersecting side streets

Alternative B: Map 4 Fishers Landing Road to Camp Kiro Road under intersecting side streets

Alternative B: Map 5 Camp Kiro Road to Thurman Road under intersecting side streets

 

 

 

Videos:

 

Visualizations:

 

  • Alternative A - Stately Pines Road and U.S. 70 Interchange

 

 

 

 

  • Alternative B - Stately Pines Road and U.S. 70 Interchange

  • Alternative B - Fisher Avenue and U.S. 70 Interchange 

  • Alternative B - Camp Kiro Road/Waterscape Way and U.S. 70 Interchange 

 

2019 Public Meeting Materials

An Open-House Public Meeting was held on June 18, 2019 to obtain stakeholder and public input regarding the project.                                           

Public Meeting Maps 2019:

Map 1 - Havelock Bypass to Riverdale Road

Map 2 - Riverdale Road to Thurman Road

 

RESPONSES TO COMMENTS RECEIVED AT JUNE 2019 PUBLIC MEETING

Project Comments:

All comments will be taken into consideration,regarding of submittal method  

You may leave a comment or question below

Email the comment or question to [email protected]

Or

Phone in a comment or question to 984-205-6615 enter project code 4601

Which Alternative (A or B) do you prefer at the interchanges listed below?
(Please check the appropriate box)
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Do you have any comments or concerns about potential property impacts? Please be specific.
Please share any additional comments about the project.

Project Funding

This project is listed as Project U-5777C in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s State Transportation  Improvement Program  (STIP) and is funded for $153.1 million.  However, updated cost estimates have been prepared for eact alternative and are shown below.

 

 Activity

 Estimated Costs by Alternative*

  Cost Category

 Alternative A

U.S. 70 Over Cross Streets

Alternative B

U.S. 70 Under Cross Streets

  Utilities

 $    29,657,290

$ 31,037,552

  Right of Way Acquisition

$     26,454,939

$ 29,130,480

  Construction

 $   124,512,225

$147,000,000

  Total Cost

 $   180,512,225

$207,168,032

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

**NCDOT, June 2020.  Costs are esitmates and subject to change

Project Timeline

 Milestone

    Date*

  Public Meeting #1   

 June 2019

  Project Update, Virtual Public Outreach

 August 2020

 Address comments, Select preferred alternative

Late Summer 2020

 Complete Environmental Document 

 December 2020

 Design-Build contract advertised to contractors

January 2021

 Design-Build contract awarded

Fall 2021

  Right of Way Acquisition and Construction

 Winter 2021/2022

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

  PROJECT CONTACT INFORMATION 

Casey Whitley

Project Engineer

NCDOT Highway Division 2

1037 W. H. Smith Boulevard

Greenville, NC  27835

252-439-2811

  PROJECT CONTACT INFORMATION 

Craig Young

Project Consultant

Three Oaks Engineering

324 Blackwell Street, Suite 1200

Durham, NC  27701

        919-656-6581

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