Project Highlights

The N.C. Department of Transportation proposes to widen N.C. 127 to four lanes with a median through the Mountain View area of Catawba County. The proposed improvements extend from Huffman Farm Road to Zion Church Road, a total project length of 3.1 miles. The purpose of the project is to improve traffic flow along N.C. 127 and address safety concerns. Accommodations for bicycles and pedestrians are also being considered in accordance with state and local planning goals.

Proposed Typical Section

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Project Funding



Estimated Amount*

Property Acquisition

       $ 23.9 million

Utility Relocation

       $   3.8 million

Construction Costs

       $ 25.5 million

Total Cost

      $ 53.2 million

* Estimated costs are preliminary and subject to change


Project Timeline




Public Meeting No. 2 (Preferred Alternative)

Early 2024  

Complete Environmental Document

Summer 2024  

Right of Way

Summer 2025  

Construction Begins

March 2027  

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

Project Comments


NCDOT accepts comments throughout all phases of project development.  

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


The public is encouraged to leave comments using this webpage, email, or phone number:



Phone Number: 984-205-6615      enter project code 2815

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Project Contact

 Bryan Sowell, P.E.

NCDOT Division 12

Project Development Team Lead

P.O. Box 47

Shelby, NC 28151

Project Contact

 Jenny Noonkester, AICP


Consultant Project Manager

1520 South Boulevard, Suite 200

Charlotte, NC 28203

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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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