Project Overview:

The N.C. Department of Transportation proposes to extend existing 17th Street NW to the north from 9th Avenue NW to Clement Boulevard NW (approx. 0.20 mile) in the City of Hickory, NC. The new roadway will include a 10-foot multiuse path on the east / west side.

Project Highlights:

This project seeks to improve connectivity in the project area. The construction of the proposed new roadway will eliminate the need for motorists to access U.S. 321 to move north in the project area, saving motorists time and reducing congestion on U.S. 321 

Public Input:

Information will be provided to the public in a virtual format on this website. The public is encouraged to provide comments or share their thoughts on this page, via email, phone phone message or U.S. mail.

Please provide your comments to NCDOT by  August 25, 2022

Project Maps:

Please click here to view or download the current project map.

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Project Funding:                                           

 

 Activity

 Estimated Amount* 

  Property Acquisition

  $ 720,000  

  Construction Costs

$ 4,800,000  

   Total Cost

$ 5,520,000  

Most current verified cost estimates - Subject to change

Project Timeline:

 

 

 Milestone

    Date     

 Public Meeting

                           August 11, 2022

 Environmental Document 

October  2022     

 Right of Way Begins

 February 2023     

 Construction Begins

June 2024     

Comments

NCDOT accepts comments throughout all planning, design and construction phases of project development.

All comments will be taken into consideration, and carry equal weight, regardless of submittal method.

To submit comments for consideration during the current phase of project development, please submit before August, 25, 2022.  

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Email the comment or question to 17thSt-Extension-Hickory@PublicInput.com

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 Phone Number: (855) 925-2801 Code: 3273

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Would you like to be added to the project email list for updates or other information?

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Do you have any comments or questions regarding the proposed project?

Project Contact Information:

Bryan Sowell, PE

NCDOT Highway Division 12

 Project Engineer

PO Box 47

Shelby, NC 28152-0047

 

Project Consultant Information:

Jimmy Terry, PE

TGS Engineers

Project Manager 

201 W. Marion Street, Suite 200

Shelby, NC 28150

 

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 Acquisition Process Brochure      Folleto del Proceso de Adquisición de Bienes Raíces
Right-of-Way Frequently Asked Questions

Title VI Feedback

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