Plans

Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP)

Project: Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) Year: 2016

The Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) is North Carolina’s multi-modal transportation plan. The CTP represents a community’s consensus on the future transportation system (including the existing system and improvements) needed to support anticipated growth and development over a 25-30 year timeframe. When a CTP is adopted by NCDOT, it represents the state’s concurrence with the identified transportation needs and proposed recommendations.

Project Files:
CTP

Pender County Collector Street Plan

Project: Pender County Collector Street Plan Year: 2016

This plan provides an updated, comprehensive guide for southern Pender County’s Collector Street network. The plan includes recommended policies and infrastructure that encourages multi-modal transportation, promote safety, mitigates environmental impact, and improves connectivity for the existing and future residents, businesses, and visitors.

Project Files:
Pender County Collector Street Plan

Cape Fear Transportation 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Project: Cape Fear Transportation 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Year: 2015

This plan is a metropolitan transportation plan (MTP) which is a document required by FHWA to guide regional transportation priorities and actions. Cape Fear Transportation 2040 will be used to program local projects in the Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) and the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). This plan has a 25-year horizon and is intended to present a fiscally-constrained evaluation of projects and strategies that promote mobility and access for people and goods within the WMPO boundaries. Cape Fear Transportation also includes a strong public involvement component and was created by a Citizens Advisory Committee.

Cape Fear Transportation 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Executive Summary

Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) 2016-2025

Project: Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) 2016-2025 Year: 2015

The document contains funding information and schedules for state- and federal-funded transportation projects in the WMPO area. It includes airport, bicycle, mass transit, pedestrian, rail, and roadway projects.

Project Files:
STIP - 2015-06

Work Cape Fear: Expanding Commuter Options in the Cape Fear Region

Project: Work Cape Fear: Expanding Commuter Options in the Cape Fear Region Year: 2015

This plan explores an array of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies that could provide current and potential employees a variety of attractive transportation options.

Project Files:
Work Cape Fear: Expanding Commuter Options in the Cape Fear Region

Congestion Management Process (CMP)

Project: Congestion Management Process (CMP) Year: 2013

This document details the WMPO’s congestion management process (CMP). The document describes the network the WMPO reviews for congestion, how congestion data is collected, how congestion data is evaluated, and what strategies are used by the WMPO to address congestion. Strategies within this document are aimed at reducing congestion while enhancing safety and multi-modal mobility region-wide. The WMPO is required to continually conduct a CMP by the Federal Highways Administration.

The WMPO will provide a Biennial Data Report every two years to demonstrate how the regional network is performing according to the performance measures established in the CMP.

Project Files:
Congestion Management Process - FY 14 - Initial Process
2016 Biennial Data Report
2016 Biennial Data Report Appendices

Town of Wrightsville Beach Community Transportation Plan

Project: Town of Wrightsville Beach Community Transportation Plan Year: 2013

This plan examines and addresses comprehensive transportation issues in the Town of Wrightsville Beach to include traffic congestion, safety, pedestrian and bicycle circulation, and parking issues.

Project Files:
Town of Wrightsville Beach Community Transportation Plan

Connecting Northern Brunswick County Collector Street Plan

Project: Connecting Northern Brunswick County Collector Street Plan Year: 2013

This plan aims to increase connectivity in northern Brunswick County through improving the collector street network for the Towns of Leland and Navassa.

Project Files:
Connecting Northern Brunswick County Collector Street Plan

River to Sea Bikeway Master Plan

Project: River to Sea Bikeway Master Plan Year: 2013

This is an 11-mile on-and-off-road bicycle route that follows the Historic Beach Car Line.The bikeway is comprised of neighborhood residential streets, off-road multi-use paths and a few arterial roadways. It provides bicycle and pedestrian access to numerous recreational, cultural, and educational destinations in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach.

Project Files:
River To Sea Bikeway Master Plan

Wilmington-New Hanover County Comprehensive Greenway Plan

Project: Wilmington-New Hanover County Comprehensive Greenway Plan Year: 2013

This plan provides a framework for the establishment of a comprehensive network of greenways in the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County to enhance opportunities for multi-modal transportation and recreation to include plans for walking, bicycling, canoeing and kayaking.

Project Files:
Plan Maps
Final Draft
Appendix

US 17/ NC 210 Corridor Study

Project: US 17/ NC 210 Corridor Study Year: 2012

This study was commissioned to identify near-term strategies to address safety and mobility deficiencies on US 17 and NC 210 in Hampstead. The plan provides recommendations that include access management strategies, design elements, traffic enforcement, and collector street recommendations.

Project Files:
US 17/ NC 210 Corridor Study

Cross-City Trail Master Plan

Project: Cross-City Trail Master Plan Year: 2012

In 2008, the Wilmington City Council adopted the Cross-City Trail alignment. Tentative plans for the Cross-City Trail arose from the passage of the Parks and Greenspace Bond, of which $1 million was allocated for a bike-hike greenway system, and expanded through private and public partnerships and through connections to existing or funded off-road trails. The trail is anticipated to be fully constructed by the end of 2016.

 

Project Files:
Cross-City Trail Master Plan

Eastwood Road Preferred Access Map

Project: Eastwood Road Preferred Access Map Year: 2011

This preferred access plan illustrated preferred access management initiatives for the Eastwood Road corridor.

Project Files:
Eastwood Road Preferred Access Map

Market Street Corridor Study

Project: Market Street Corridor Study Year: 2011

This corridor plan integrates transportation and land use planning in an effort to improve safety and mobility along the Market Street corridor from Colonial Drive to the Pender County line. The plan provides recommendations for access management, inter-connectivity, improved development standards, future collector streets and conceptual designs.

Project Files:
Market Street Corridor Study

Transit Needs Study for the Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center

Project: Transit Needs Study for the Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center Year: 2009

This study represents the latest stage in the development of the Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center, including the site’s functional layout and specific land requirements.

Project Files:
Transit Needs Study for the Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center

Corridor Study Dow Road Carolina Beach, NC

Project: Corridor Study Dow Road Carolina Beach, NC Year: 2009

This study evaluates alternative scenarios for Dow Road from its northern terminus at US 421 (Lake Park Boulevard) to K Avenue in Kure Beach and the feasibility and impacts of extending Dow Road from K Avenue south to Fort Fisher.

Project Files:
Corridor Study Dow Road Carolina Beach, NC

Pelican Drive/Salisbury Street Bicycle Plan for the Town of Wrightsville Beach

Project: Pelican Drive/Salisbury Street Bicycle Plan for the Town of Wrightsville Beach Year: 2009

This study examines different alternatives for on-road and off-road bicycle facilities along the Pelican Drive and Salisbury Street corridor in the Town of Wrightsville Beach.

Project Files:
Plan
Recommended Designs

Walk Wilmington: A Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan 2009

Project: Walk Wilmington: A Comprehensive Pedestrian Plan 2009 Year: 2009

In 2007, the City of Wilmington received a grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation to develop a comprehensive pedestrian plan. The final plan was adopted by Wilmington City Council on August 4, 2009. With this plan, the City of Wilmington and NCDOT hope to meet the demands for safer and more extensive pedestrian facilities, including greenways, sidewalks, and crosswalks. The comprehensive pedestrian plan will guide local, regional and state efforts to improve conditions for walking in the City of Wilmington and increase our reputation as one of the premier tourism and recreation destinations in the southeast.

Project Files:
Executive Summary
Full Plan
Appendices

Cape Fear Historic Byway Corridor Management Plan

Project: Cape Fear Historic Byway Corridor Management Plan Year: 2008

This plan strives to preserve the historical integrity, reveal the natural character, convey the social diversity, celebrate the varied attractions, and enhance the many modes of transportation of Cape Fear Historic Byway, the first entirely urban scenic byway in the state of North Carolina.

Comprehensive Bicycle Plan for Leland

Project: Comprehensive Bicycle Plan for Leland Year: 2008

The Comprehensive Bicycle Plan for Leland was adopted in 2008. This Plan provides the Town with a planning tool, which will assist in the expansion, promotion, and funding of safe and efficient bicycle facilities and programs and initiatives  throughout Leland.

Project Files:
Leland Bike Plan Final

River Road Small Area Plan

Project: River Road Small Area Plan Year: 2007

This plan was developed to identify the future transportation improvements required for the fast-growing area of southern New Hanover County bounded by Independence Boulevard, Carolina Beach Road, Sanders Road and the Cape Fear River.

Project Files:
River Road Plan

Dawson & Wooster Corridor Plan

Project: Dawson & Wooster Corridor Plan Year: 2007

This plan evaluates measures to improve safety in the short-term for the Dawson Street and Wooster Street study area in the City of Wilmington, particularly South 6th Street at Wooster Street, and identifies opportunities and constraints in an effort to define a long-range future vision for the roadway couplet.

Project Files:
Dawson & Wooster Corridor Plan

US 17 Business (Market St) Corridor Study

Project: US 17 Business (Market St) Corridor Study Year: 2007

This study evaluates alternative cross-sections for the US 17 Business (Market Street) corridor from Covil Avenue to 3rd Street in the City of Wilmington.

Project Files:
US 17 Business (Market St) Corridor Study

US 17/NC 133 Collector Street Plan

Project: US 17/NC 133 Collector Street Plan Year: 2007

The purpose of this plan is to inventory the existing collector street network and develop standards and policies that will promote future connectivity and accommodations for automobiles, transit, pedestrians, and bicycles as collector streets are constructed within the area bounded by US Highway 17, NC 133 and Town Creek in Brunswick County.

Project Files:
US 17/NC 133 Collector Street Plan

Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center Site Evaluation Report

Project: Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center Site Evaluation Report Year: 2005

This study examines potential sites for a multi-modal transportation center in the Wilmington region. This center would potantially support intracity buses, intercity buses, passenger rail, taxi services and other transportation modes.

Project Files:
Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center Site Evaluation Report

Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center Feasibility Study

Project: Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center Feasibility Study Year: 2000

This study identifies the need for a multi-modal transportation center in the Wilmington Urban Area. The study further identifies the best area for the facility and assesses the feasibility of construction.

Project Files:
Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center Feasibility Study