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The project logo P-5740: Wilmington "Beltline" Improvements

The project logo P-5740: Wilmington "Beltline" Improvements

The project proposes improvements to approximately 13 miles of the CSX SE Rail Line (the "Beltline") from CSX Davis Yard in Navassa to S. Second Street in Wilmington, Brunswick, and New Hanover counties. 

Proposed improvements include:

  • Tie and track rehabilitation

  • Curve realignments & upgrades to switch operations

  • Improvements to existing highway grade crossings including selected closures, signal upgrades, and crossing surface improvements

 

The primary purpose of this project is to improve traffic flow and safety at the railroad/highway crossings and to increase the efficiency of the rail. 

 

Vicinity Map: 

 

Public Involvement

 

Public Meeting #1:

A public meeting was held on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 to present project maps and receive public input.

February 24, 2020

St. Andrew-Covenant Presbyterian Church

1416 Market St, Wilmington

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

 

 

 

Public Meeting #2:

A public meeting was held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 to present project maps and receive public input.

February 25, 2020

Rachel Freeman School of Engineering

2601 Princess Place Dr, Wilmington

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

 

 

Public Meeting Maps

Map 1

Map 2

 

Project Funding: 

This project is listed as Project No. P-5740 in the N.C. Department of Transportation's State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and is funded for $41.4 million.  

 

Estimated Amount*

Right-of-Way

$      600,000   

Construction Costs

$ 40,800,000

Total Costs

$ 41,400,000

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

 

Project Timeline: 

 

 

Milestone

Date*

Environmental Document (CE)                                       

 FY 2020

Public Meeting

 February 2020

Right-of-Way

 FY 2021

Construction

 FY 2022-2023

* Future dates are preliminary and subject to change

Project Comments: 

The public comment period has ended. 

 

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Project Contact Information:

Undrea Major

NCDOT Rail Project Manager

1553 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1553

(919) 707-4726

Project Email Address: Wilmington-Beltline@publicinput.com

RESOURCES FOR PROPERTY OWNERS 


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.  

 

Relocation Assistance Brochure                                 Asistencia para Reubicación      
Right-of-Way Acquisition Process Brochure             Folleto del Proceso de Adquisición de Bienes Raíces
Right-of-Way Frequently Asked Questions