On-Site Detour 

​N.C. 226 will remain open during construction, which should start in the spring of 2024 and last for about 12 months.

Traffic will be detoured through a temporary bridge over North Fork First Broad River, just north of the existing bridge.


Project Funding









* Costs are preliminary and subject to change

Project Timeline



Project Postcard

October 2021

Environmental Document 

Spring 2022


Spring 2024

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

Project Comments


Due to Covid-19, NCDOT has suspended in-person meetings until further notice.

NCDOT accepts comments throughout all phases of project development.  
The public is encouraged to leave comments using this website, email, or phone number


Email: nc226-northforkbridge@publicinput.com

Phone Number: 984-205-6615 enter project code 4407


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Do you have any comments or questions regarding the bridge replacement on N.C. 226 over North Fork First Broad River?

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Project Contact

 David Stutts, PE

NCDOT Structures Management Unit

1581 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1581



984-205-6615  code 4407




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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