Project Design

The project design proposes:

  • Curb and gutter along both sides of U.S. 421 from Antoinette Drive to Willoughby Park Road

  • A 10-foot multi-use path on the east side of U.S. 421 and a sidewalk on the west side of U.S. 421

  • A black aluminum fence is proposed in the existing median along the entire project corridor

  • Pedestrian signals, high-visibility crosswalks, and lighting are proposed at intersections of U.S. 421 with Antoinette Drive and the northernmost Walmart driveway

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A video explaining how to read a public hearing or meeting map can be viewed below. The video contains information on the colors and symbols used.

Project Funding 









* Estimated costs are subject to change. Based on currently adopted NCDOT State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

Project Timeline 



Project Postcard

October 2021


Spring 2022


Fall 2022

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

Project Comments

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

The NCDOT accepts all comments throughout all phases of development. 

The public is encouraged to leave questions using this website or the project email or phone number.


Project email address:

Project phone number: 984-205-6615    Access code: 5260

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Project Contact

Brian Harding

NCDOT Division 3

5501 Barbados Boulevard

Castle Hayne, NC 28429

984-205-6615  code: 5260



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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