Project History

A feasibility study for this project was completed in March 2017. Planning and design work for the project began in summer 2018 and scoping meetings for the project were held with state and federal resource and regulatory agencies and local staff in September 2018. The project is listed on Connect 2045, the Research Triangle Region’s Metropolitan Transportation Plan (as amended in January 2019) for 2045. The plan calls for N.C. 147 to be widened to eight lanes.


Project Funding


 Estimated Amount*

Utilities Relocation

$ 300,000 

Construction Costs


Total Cost


* Estimated costs are subject to change. Based on NCDOT STIP. 

Project Timeline



Environmental Document

Winter 2024

Right of Way Acquisition 

    Fall 2027

Construction Begins

     Spring 2029

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change 


Jennifer Hernandez

Project Manager

NCDOT Project Management Team

1595 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC  27699-1595



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Although the N.C. Department of Transportation works to minimize the number of homes and businesses displaced by a road project, it is inevitable, in many cases, that a certain amount of private property is needed. The following information explains right of way acquisition and answers questions about the process.  

Right-of-Way Brochure Single Page Layout      Folleto del Proceso de Adquisición de Bienes Raíces
Right-of-Way Frequently Asked Questions

Right of way Acquisition Process Videos

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