Detour Routes

  • A temporary bridge will be built in the center median between the two bridges over Toms Creek and used as a detour.

  • Northbound traffic will be routed onto the detour bridge while the new northbound bridge (No. 122) is built.

  • Southbound traffic will be routed onto the detour bridge while the new southbound bridge (No. 126) is built.

  • The detour bridge will be removed after both new bridges are complete.

*Construction of the new bridges will take 18 - 24 months

Project Funding

This project is listed as Project No. B-5527 in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s State Transportation Improvement Program. Right of Way aquisition and utilities are not required for this project.



Construction Total


* Costs are preliminary and subject to change

Project Timeline



Project Comment Period

September 2021

Environmental Document 

 Late Fall 2021

Project Design Completion

Late Summer 2022


April 2024

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

Project Comments

 Due to Covid-19, NCDOT has suspended in-person meetings until further notice.


The public comment period is now closed.


Phone Number: 984-205-6615 enter project code 6174


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Project Contact

 David Stutts, PE

NCDOT Structures Management Unit

1581 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1581

984-205-6615  code 6174




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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