High Profile Projects & Studies

Learn more about current and future NCDOT projects and studies.

New Projects

Charlotte Outer Loop Charlotte Outer Loop Two projects to complete the Charlotte Outer Loop and a project to widen I-85 have been combined into one...

I-26 Connector, Asheville, NC I-26 Connector, Asheville, NC An interstate highway to connect I-26 from the I-26/I-40/I-240 interchange southwest of Asheville to...

I-40/I-440 Rebuild Project - FORTIFY I-40/I-440 Rebuild Project - FORTIFY The project will replace the pavement on I-40 between west of the Jones Franklin Road overpass and the exit...

I-95 Corridor Planning and Finance Study I-95 Corridor Planning and Finance Study The NCDOT is working to determine how best to renew I-95 through our state. The I-95 Corridor Planning and...

N.C. 12 Projects N.C. 12 Projects NCDOT is working on a number of projects to improve N.C. 12 in Dare and Hyde counties.

US 321 Improvements US 321 Improvements The improvement of US 321 from SR 1500 (Blackberry Road) north to US 221 in Blowing Rock, which...

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Construction Information

How a Road Gets Built

A lot of work goes into building a road long before the first layer of concrete is ever poured. Learn how the site is selected, who creates the plans and how environmental factors are included in the process.

Public Meetings

The public plays an active role in NCDOT’s road-planning process. NCDOT holds informational workshops and public hearings to provide project information and gather citizen input.

Construction Unit

NCDOT staff does not build the majority of the state’s highways; private contractors do. The Construction Unit helps administer those contracts, as well as track project progress, process pay estimates and claims, and ensure that projects meet set specifications.