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The project logo U-3415A: Poplar Tent Road - Widening/Intersection Improvements

The project logo U-3415A: Poplar Tent Road - Widening/Intersection Improvements

Preliminary Engineering Activities for this project
have been suspended.

The proposed project involves the proposed widening improvements to Poplar Tent Road (S.R. 1394) from a two-lane roadway to a four-lane divided roadway from Woodhaven Place/Gable Oaks Lane to George W. Liles Parkway (S.R. 1430). This project would also include improvements to the intersection of Poplar Tent Road and George W. Liles Parkway in Concord, Cabarrus County.

Vicinity Map:

Project Overview:


Proposed Improvements Include: 

Continuous Flow Intersection

A continuous flow intersection, sometimes referred to as a displaced left turn intersection, is an innovative design to help improve safety and mobility by redirecting some or all left hand turns at a major signalized intersection.

Public Involvement


Public Meeting:

A public meeting was held on Monday, October 14, 2019 to present project maps and receive public input.


Public Meeting Map: 

Poplar Tent Road (Section A) 


Project Funding: 

This project is listed as Project No. U-3415A in the N.C. Department of Transportation's State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and is funded for $29.282 million.  


Estimated Amount*

Project Development & Design

$    2,732,000


$    5,545,000

Utility Relocation

$       600,000

Construction Costs

$   20,405,000

Total Costs

$   29,282,000

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


Project Timeline: 



Public Meeting                                                               

 October 2019

Environmental Documentation

 December 2019





* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

Project Comments: 

The public comment period closed on October 28, 2019.


Project Contact Information:

Travis Preslar

NCDOT Project Manager

12033 East Independence Blvd., Suite H

Matthews, NC 28105

(980) 262-6290

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Project Email Address: [email protected]


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