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U-4434: Independence Boulevard Extensiton

U-4434: Independence Boulevard Extensiton

This project proposes to extend Independence Boulevard (S.R. 1209) by 1.7 miles from Randall Parkway to U.S. 74 (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway) in Wilmington.

Project Webpage

For information about the project such as estimated costs, schedule, and maps, please visit our project webpage:

Comment Form

Please answer the following questions to provide us your comments about the project.
Please provide your comments by August 19, 2019.

Would you like to be added to the project mail or email list?
How did you hear about ths meeting? (Please check one)
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Are you a member of a civic or business group such as a homeowners association, nonprofit group, etc? If so, which one?
Are you a business owner?
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Do you own or rent the property?
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What are the major issues within the study area that you think are important to include in the upcoming studies? (Please check all that apply)
Bus transit
Historic and cultural sites
Neighborhood connectivity
Pedestrian facilities and safety
Vehicular safety
Other (please explain below)
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This project proposes two interchange options at Market Street, a single point urban interchange (SPUI) and a tight urban diamond interchange (TUDI). Images of these interchanges are provided on the project webpage linked above. Please check your preferred option.
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Additional comments?


Any additional comments may be submitted via:

  • phone or U.S. Mail to the Project Managers listed at the bottom of this page;
  • email to [email protected];
  • or at any meeting

All comments received carry equal weight, regardless of submission method. 

All comments will be reviewed and suggestions/recommendations incorporated into designs where feasible. 

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 Frequently Asked Questions

Project Contacts

Krista Kimmel, P.E.


Project Manager

5501 Barbados Boulevard

Castle Hayne, N.C. 28429

Susan Westberry, AICP


Consultant Project Manager

North Carolina 201 North Front Street, Suite 509

Wilmington, N.C. 28401