Get to Know WMPO

Get To Know WMPO

The Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is the regional transportation planning agency for the lower Cape Fear region of southeastern North Carolina. The WMPO facilitates a cooperative, comprehensive, and continuing transportation planning process that serves as the basis for the expenditure of all federal transportation funds in the area for streets, highways, bridges, public transit, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

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  • Aug 21 2017

  • Public Meeting – Military Cutoff Rd/Eastwood Rd Interchange

    NCDOT will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed Military Cutoff Road/Eastwood Road Interchange on August 21, 2017 at the Northeast Library – Oleander Room from 4pm – 7pm.

  • Aug 24 2017

  • Public Meeting – 23rd Street to 26th Street

    NCDOT will hold a public meeting for the proposed new route from 23rd Street to 26th Street at the Rachel Freeman Elementary School – Multipurpose Room from 5pm-7pm.

  • Wilmington Rail Relocation Feasibility Study

    View the final study by The City of Wilmington, the Wilmington MPO, and NCDOT, who directed a study be performed to investigate the feasibility of realigning the existing CSXT railroad line providing a new location for rail access to the port and the potential of repurposing the existing CSXT railroad corridor for transit use.



  • Aug 15 2017

  • August BikePed Meeting

    3:00 pm in the 6th Floor Conference Room at 320 Chestnut Street in downtown Wilmington.

  • Aug 16 2017

  • August TCC Meeting

    10:00am in the Lord Spencer Compton Conference Room at Wilmington City Hall.

  • Aug 30 2017

  • August Board Agenda

    3:00pm in the 6th Floor Conference Room at 320 Chestnut Street in downtown Wilmington.

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Traffic Count Map

The Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization collects traffic counts on an annual basis. This map identifies locations and traffic count data for the WMPO planning area.


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Map of Average Daily Traffic counts from locations throughout Wilmington, NC

Latest Transportation Projects

Kerr Avenue Widening: Phase I (U-3338B)

This project will widen North & South Kerr Avenue between Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway and Patrick Avenue. The widened roadway will include four travel lanes, bicycle lanes, a landscaped median and and sidewalks. The bicycle lanes and sidewalks will be funded by the City of Wilmington.

Wrightsville Ave/Greenville Ave Intersection Improvements

The project consists of the construction of intersection re-alignment improvements at Wrightsville Avenue/Greenville Avenue including bike lanes and sidewalks along Greenville Avenue from Wrightsville Avenue to Hinton Avenue.

Leland Middle School Extension

The construction of 5 foot wide concrete sidewalk adjacent to Old Fayetteville Road from Ricefield Branch Road to the Hwy 74/76 overpass after Glendale Drive with connections to Leland Middle School and the surrounding neighborhoods.