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Updated:
December 4, 2012

Funded Transportation Projects

City of Wilmington/WMPO Projects
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City of Wilmington/WMPO Projects
Project Name (alphabetical)
Status
Gary Shell Cross-City Trail: Completed Sections
Completed

The Gary Shell Cross-City Trail will eventually stretch from the James E.L. Wade Park to the Heide-Trask Drawbridge.

PDF Adopted alignment map (791KB)

PDF Public pocket-sized map (1.76MB)

Constructed portions include the following:

  • 10'-wide multi-use path from John D. Barry Drive to Halyburton Memorial Park and from the park to the Cameron Art Museum. This section of the trail was funded with $350,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for construction. Design and permitting were funded by the City of Wilmington.
  • 10'-wide multi-use path along the east side of Independence Boulevard from Museum Drive to the Barclay Commons Development. This section of trail was funded with $215,000 by the City of Wilmington.
  • 10'-wide multi-use path from Randall Parkway to Converse Road. This section of the trail was funded with $1,650,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for construction. Design and permitting were funded by the City of Wilmington.
  • 10'-wide multi-use path from South College Road at Randall Parkway to Mallard Street at Hooker Road. This section of the trail was funded with $1,500,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for construction. Design and permitting were funded by the City of Wilmington.
  • On-road bicycle lanes and a sidewalk along Mallard Street and Rill Road between Hooker Road and Teal Street. This section of the trail was funded with $500,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for construction. Design and permitting were funded by the City of Wilmington.
  • 10'-wide multi-use path along the south side of Eastwood Road from Racine Drive to Military Cutoff Road. This section of the trail was funded with $435,000 by NCDOT.
  • 8'-wide sidewalk along the north side of Eastwood Road from Military Cutoff Road to Canal Street. This section of the trail was built as part of the Landfall Development with $86,600.
  • 170 feet of bridge and boardwalk from the end of Teal Street in College Acres to Autumn Hall.
  • Installation of a crosswalk and pedestrian countdown signals at the Eastwood Road and Rogersville Road intersection with a 8'-wide multi-use path along the north side of Eastwood Road to Town Center Drive. Completion is expected March 2012.

For more information, call Suraiya Rashid at 910-341-3258.

 

Cross-City Trail: Future Sections
In Design

The Gary Shell Cross-City Trail will eventually stretch from the James E.L. Wade Park to the Heide-Trask Drawbridge.

The following portions of the trail are currently unconstructed but in design:

  • Installation of crosswalks and pedestrian countdown signals at the intersection of Independence Boulevard and Shipyard Boulevard with a 10' multi-use path along the east side of Independence Boulevard from the Barclay Commons Development to the intersection.
  • 10'-wide multi-use path through the Autumn Hall Development from the end of Teal Street to Eastwood Road.

 

FY2013 Sidewalk Projects Construction FY2014

This project will install sidewalks and pedestrian crossings along:

  • North 23rd Street between Belvedere Drive and Market Street
  • Oleander Drive between Dawson Street and Mimosa Place
  • Princess Place Drive between North 17th Street and North 26th Street

For more information, call Suraiya Rashid at 910-341-3258.

 

North 3rd Street Streetscape
Construction FY2010

This project will reconstruct North 3rd Street between Market Street and Davis Street. The project could include black decorative mast-arm traffic signals, underground utilities, pedestrian safety improvements, a landscaped median, street trees, and other aesthetic improvements. For more information, call Project Manager Mike Kozlosky at 910-341-3258.

PDF Design for north end (1.4MB)

PDF Design for south end (1.5MB)

PDF 100% design plans (201 MB)

North 17th Street Improvements Project
In Design

This project will install improvements including bulbouts, crosswalks, plaza enhancements, and roadway improvements on 17th Street between Wrightsville Avenue and Grace Street.

PDF Conceptual Design (3.81 MB)

Randall Parkway Widening Construction FY2013

This project will widen Randall Parkway between Independence Boulevard and North College Road. The widened roadway will include four travel lanes, bicycle lanes, a landscaped median and a 10'-wide multi-use path between Independence Boulevard and South Kerr Avenue. This path will be part of the planned Cross-City Trail. Sidewalks will be installed where possible. Pedestrian crossings will also be installed at the intersection of Randall Parkway and South Kerr Avenue. For more information, call Project Manager Carl Farmer at 910-341-5896.

 

Safe Routes to School: Engineering Projects Ongoing

These engineering projects will use a combination of city and state funds to complete pedestrian and bicycle safety projects in the vicinity of elementary and middle schools throughout the region. Future projects will be derived from the Safe Routes to School Planning Program.

Projects:

  • Construct a walkway between Kingston Road and Bradley Creek Elementary School (completed FY2009)
  • Construct a sidewalk along Greenhowe Drive between Bragg Drive and Kirby Smith Drive (completed FY2009)
  • Install paved shoulders along Kirby Smith Drive between Greenhowe Drive and Holly Tree Elementary School (completed FY2009)
  • Construct a 1200'-long sidewalk along Saint Nicholas Road and Blair Elementary School (completed FY2009)
  • Construct a walkway between Spartan Road and Windemere Road (completed FY2010)
  • Construct a 3100'-long sidewalk along the west side of Greenville Loop Road between Greenville Village mobile home community and Bradley Creek Elementary School (construction FY2013)
  • Install a sidewalk along Lorraine Drive between Mary C. Williams Elementary School and the Riverlights development (completed FY2010)
  • Install pedestrian crossing at Independence Boulevard and Park Avenue (completed FY2013)

For more information, call Suraiya Rashid at 910-341-3258.

 

 

NCDOT Projects
Project Name (alphabetical)
Status
Castle Hayne Road (NC 133) at North College Road (US 117-NC 132) Roundabout
(W-5306)
Construction FY2013

This project will construct a roundabout at the intersection of Castle Hayne Road (NC 133) at North College Road (US 117-NC 132). For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

 

Hampstead Bypass
Construction After FY2020

This project will construct a multi-lane facility on new location as an alternate and parallel route to US 17 between Porters Neck and north of Hampstead. For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

PDF Official Adopted Corridor Map (6MB)

Market Street Access Management Improvements: Phase II
(U-4902B)
Unfunded

This project will install a median along Market Street (US 17 Business) between Colonial Drive and New Centre Drive. For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

 

Market Street Access Management Improvements: Phase III
(U-4902C)
Unfunded

This project will install a median along Market Street (US 17 Business) between Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway (US 74) and Military Cutoff Road. For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

 

Market Street Access Management Improvements: Phase IV
(U-4902D)
Unfunded

This project will install a median along Market Street (US 17 Business) between Military Cutoff Road and Porters Neck Road. For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

 

Military Cutoff Road Extension
(U-4751)
Construction FY2017

The project will extend Military Cutoff Road north from its current terminus at Market Street to the John J. Burney Freeway (US 17). For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

PDF Corridor Public Hearing Map - Roll 1: Sep 2011 (8MB)

PDF Corridor Public Hearing Map - Roll 2: Sep 2011 (9MB)

PDF Corridor Public Hearing Map - Roll 1: Sep 2011 (5MB)

PDF Adopted Corridor Map (3.22 MB)

North Third Street Bridge
In Design

This project will improve the North Third Street Bridge between Campbell Street and Hanover Street.

PDF Potential Design Alternatives (567 KB)

North & South Kerr Avenue Widening: Phase I
(U-3338B)
Construction FY2013

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. For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

PDF Preliminary Plans: Aug 2011 (5.6MB)

PDF Adopted Corridor Map (9.73 KB)

 

Oleander Drive (US 76) at South College Road (US 117-NC 132) Right-turn Lane
(W-5132)
Construction FY2013

This project will construct a westbound right-turn lane on Oleander Drive (US 76) at South College Road (US 117-NC 132). For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

 

US 17-74-76-NC 133 Widening
(R-3601)
Construction FY2013

This project will widen US 17-74-76-NC 133 between Village Road-River Road (NC 133) and US 421 to six lanes with a median. It includes widening two pairs of bridges over Alligator Creek and the Brunswick River. For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

PDF Public Hearing Map (6MB)

Village Road Widening: Phase II
(R-4063)
Unfunded

This project will widen Village Road between Lanvale Road and South Navassa Road. The widened roadway will likely include four travel lanes, a median and sidewalks. For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

 

Wilmington Bypass (I 140-US 17): A Section
(R-2633A)
Under Construction

This project will extend the Wilmington Bypass (Interstate 140/US 17) from Andrew Jackson Highway (US 74-76) to Ocean Highway (US 17). The facility will be a four-lane limited access freeway with interchanges at Andrew Jackson Highway (US 74-76) and Ocean Highway (Us 17). For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

PDF Section design: Dec 2007 (5.3MB)

 

Wilmington Bypass (I 140-US 17) Rehabilitation
(I-5325)
Construction FY2017

This project will rehabilitate the Wilmington Bypass (I 140-US 17) between US 421 and I 40. For more information, call NCDOT Division 3 at 910-341-2000.

 

 

NC Turnpike Authority Projects
Project Name (alphabetical)
Status
Cape Fear Skyway
(U-4738)
Unfunded

This project will construct a freeway and high-level bridge between US Highway 17 near Bishop in Brunswick County and the intersection of Carolina Beach Road and Independence Boulevard in New Hanover County. It will be a toll facility. For more information, visit the NC Turnpike Authority website at http://www.ncturnpike.org/.

PDF Proposed Transportation Corridor Official Map (Brunswick County): Jun 2010 (4.0MB)

PDF Proposed Transportation Corridor Official Map (New Hanover County): Jun 2010 (2.8MB)

PDF Bridge Type Options: Feb 2009 (2.1MB)

PDF Project Fact Sheet: Feb 2009 (18KB)

 

 

Cape Fear Public Transit Authority (WAVE) Projects

Project Name (alphabetical)
Status
Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority Transfer & Administration Facility (TD-4917) Completed FY2011

This project constructed a bus transfer and administration facility for the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority in the block bounded by Hunters Trail, Cando Street extension and Ringo Drive in Wilmington. For more information, call Project Manager Albert Eby at 910-202-2035.

 

Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority Operations Facility
(TD-4942)
Construction FY2012
This project will construct a bus operations and maintenance facility for the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority at the current NCDOT Division 3 property along Division Drive north of downtown Wilmington. For more information, call Project Manager Albert Eby at 910-202-2035.
Wilmington Multimodal Transportation Center
(TD-4721)
Right-of-way FY2008

This project will construct a multimodal transportation center in the blocks bounded by North 3rd Street, Hanover Street, North 4th Street and Red Cross Street in downtown Wilmington. This center will serve intracity buses, intercity buses, taxis, and planned passenger rail to Raleigh. For more information, call NCDOT Rail Division at 919-733-7245.

PDF Site selection report: Jan 2005 (4.1MB)

PDF Transit Needs Study: May 2009 (4.9MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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