Public Involvement

Public Meetings

A public meeting was held on August 6, 2019 in Elizabeth City to obtain stakeholder and public input regarding the project's design.  


Public Meeting Map for U.S. 17 and Oak Stump Road

Map 1:   

Alternatives 1A & 1B (Intersection of U.S. 17 & Old Stump Road)

Map 2:    

Alternative 2 (Intersection of U.S. 17 & Old Stump Road)

Project Funding

 This project is listed as Project U-5939 in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and is funded for $2.028 million.



Estimated Amount*

   Project Development & Design  $      500,000
   Property Acquisition  $      280,000
   Construction  $    1,248,000
   Total Cost  $    2,028,000

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


Project Timeline



  Environmental Document July 2023
  Right of Way Acquisition  Spring 2020
  Construction Begins December 2027

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change


Roger Bullock

Division Project Manager

NCDOT Division Highway 1

113 Airport Drive, Suite 100

Edenton, NC  27932


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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 Brochure Single Page Layout      Folleto del Proceso de Adquisición de Bienes Raíces
Right-of-Way Frequently Asked Questions

Right of way Acquisition Process Videos

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