HIGHWAY 70 ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY
Agreements have been finalized with Cambridge Systematics, Inc. for a US Highway 70 Economic Impact Study. A steering committee is being established to coordiinate with counties, local communities and Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
R-5516 - US 70 and Slocum Road at Cherry Point Military Base Mobility Fund project in Craven County to construct an interchange. FY 2014 Right-of-way $5,000,000 (NHS) - FY 2015 Construction $10,510,000 (MOB) - FY 2015 Construction $5,000,000 (NHS) - Total $20,510,000.
R-3307 - US 70 at Gallants Channel Bridge in Carteret County. Construction of four lanes at Radio Island to US 70 north of Beaufort near SR 1429 Olga Road. Multi-lanes with part on new location. Construction delayed from FY 2012 to FY 2013 to allow additional time to acquire permits. Construction $73,400,000 (NHS).
B-4555 - US 70 bridge 97 replacement over Southern Railway at Princeton in Johnston County. On June 19, 2012 the project was awarded to Fred Smith Company for $3,221,239.85. All roadway work is scheduled to be completed by October 1, 2013. All planting and permanent vegetation establishment is scheduled to be completed by March 30, 2014.