Detour Route

Download PDF of the Detour Route


Construction will last 12-24 months.

Project Map

Download PDF of Bridge Replacement

A video explaining how to read a public hearing or public meeting map can be viewed below. The video contains information on colors used and symbology. 


Project Funding

This project is listed as Project No. B-5986 in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s State Transportation Improvement Program. The project is funded through the National Highway Performance Program.

Project Development








* Costs are preliminary and subject to change

Project Timeline


Project Comment Period

September 2021

Environmental Document - Categorical Exclusion

December 2021


February 2022


February 2023

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

Project Comments

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


Comments were submitted by the public to NCDOT by November 5, 2021.


Question title

Do you have any comments or questions regarding the bridge replacement on N.C. 231 over the Norfolk Southern railroad?

Closed for Comments

Question title

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Project Contact

David Stutts, PE

NCDOT Structures Management Unit - Project Engineer

1581 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1581

984-205-6615  code 3351




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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