Project Overview

The North Carolina Department of Transportation proposes a series of safety improvements to the existing pedestrian facilities at the intersection of Hodge Road and Princeton Town Street.

Improvements include

  • widening existing sidewalks on the east side of Hodge Road to 10-feet 
  • widening existing sidewalks on the north side of Princeton Town Street to 10-feet
  • shifting the existing Mingo Creek Trail crosswalk at Hodge Road to the north of the Princeton Town Street intersection,
  • addition of concrete islands  to make the crosswalk safer for bicyclists and pedestrians

Project Funding:



  Construction Cost

 $ 155,000

  Total Cost

 $ 155,000

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

Project Timeline:



 Environmental Document

March 2024 

 Construction Begins


* Future dates 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.

To submit comments for consideration during the current phase of project development,

please submit before February 16, 2024.

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



Phone Number: 984-205-6615     enter project code 1830

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Victor Chavez

Project Delivery Engineer

NCDOT Highway Division 5

2612 N. Duke Street

Durham, NC  27704


Beth Smyre

Senior Planner


2610 Wycliff Road, Suite 410

Raleigh, NC 27607-3073


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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.  

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