Project Highlights

State Transportation Improvement (STIP) Project No. U-5756 involves widening N.C. 5 in Moore County between U.S. 1-15-501/N.C. 211 (North Sandhills Boulevard) in Aberdeen and Trotter Drive/Blake Boulevard in Pinehurst. The project is approximately 4.3 miles long.and is expected to increase capacity and improve safety along N.C. 5.

The project proposes the following:

Pinehurst Street to Turning Leaf Way

N.C. 5 will be widened to a four-lane divided section with a 17.5-foot raised median

A ten-foot wide multi-use path will be provided in this section

Turning Leaf Way to Blake Boulevard /Trotter Drive

N.C. 5 will be widened to a three-lane section with a two-way left-turn lane

A ten-foot wide multi-use path will be provided to from Turning Leaf Way to Linden Road

An 8-foot wide multi-use path will be provided from Linden Road to Dawkins Street

A 6-foot wide multi-use path will be provided from Dawkins Street to Blake Boulevard/Trotter Drive

Public Meeting Maps 

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U.S. 1/15-501/N.C. 211 (North Sandhills Boulevard) to West of Fields Drive


West of Fields Drive to Turning Leaf Way


Turning Leaf Way to Blake Boulevard/Trotter Drive

Proposed Typical Sections

N.C. 5 Typical Section between Pinehurst Street and Linden Road

The proposed roadway typical section along N.C. 5 between Pinehurst Drive and Linden Road includes widening the existing roadway to a 4-lane section (two lanes in each direction) with a 17.5 foot raised median.


N.C. 5 Typical Section between Linden Road and Blake Boulevard/Trotter Drive

The proposed roadway typical section along N.C. 5 between Linden Road and Trotter Drive includes includes widening the existing roadway to a 3-lane section (one lane in each direction and a center turn lane).



The proposed roadway typical section on side streets (known as Y-lines) is  one lane in each direction with curb and gutter.

Side Street (Y-Line) Typical Section


Project Funding



Estimated Amount*

Project Development & Design

       $    1.5 Million

Right-Of-Way Acquisition

       $    6.2 Million

Utilities       $    5.0 Million


       $119.7 Million

Total Cost

       $132.4 Million

* Costs are preliminary and subject to change

Project Timeline




Approved Environmental Document

September 2022  

Begin Right-of-Way Acquisition

November 2023  

Design Plans Complete

Fall 2024  


Winter 2025  

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

Project Comments


NCDOT accepts comments throughout all phases of project development.  

All comments will be taken into consideration, and carry equal weight, regardless of submittal method.

Comments for consideration during the current phase of project development were submitted by January 16, 2023.


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Project Contact

 Greg Davis, PE

NCDOT Highway Division 8

Division Project Engineer

121 DOT Drive

Carthage, NC 28327

Project Contact

 Kayla Poulos, PE

Ramey Kemp Associates

Consultant Project Manager

5808 Faringdon Place

Raleigh, NC 27609

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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
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