Detour Route

Download PDF of the Detour Route


Construction will last 12-24 months.

Project Map

Download PDF of Bridge Replacement

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


Project Funding

This project is listed as Project No. B-5986 in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s State Transportation Improvement Program. The project is funded through the National Highway Performance Program.

Project Development


Right of Way






* Costs are preliminary and subject to change

Project Timeline


Project Comment Period

September 2021

Environmental Document - Categorical Exclusion

December 2021

Right of Way

February 2022


February 2023

* 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 is encouraged to leave any questions or comments using this website below or through the project email or phone number. Comments will be accepted until November 5, 2021.

Project Email Address: [email protected]

Project Phone Number: 984-205-6615 enter project code 3351


Question title

Do you have any comments or questions regarding the bridge replacement on N.C. 231 over the Norfolk Southern railroad?

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Would you like to be added to the project mailing list?

Project Contact

Tierre Peterson

NCDOT Structures Management Unit

1581 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1581


[email protected]

984-205-6615  code 3351


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.  


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