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CRTPO Meetings

NCDOT Hosts Public Meeting 

N.C. 73 Widening (Mecklenburg & Cabarrus), STIP Number R-5706

NCDOT proposes to widen N.C. 73 from Davidson-Concord Road (S.R. 2693) to U.S. 29 (Concord Parkway North) in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties.

The primary purpose of this project is to increase mobility between Davidson-Concord Road and I-85 and between U.S. 29 and I-85, reduce congestion at the intersections, improve traffic along N.C. 73, and provide bicycle and pedestrian facilities. 

A public meeting is scheduled for:
Monday, January 27, 2020
Connect Christian Church

3101 Davidson Hwy
Concord, NC 28027
Drop-in from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

The purpose of this meeting is to provide information on the project and to gather comments following a short presentation. FMI visit https://www.ncdot.gov/news/public-meetings/Pages/R-5706-2020-01-27.aspx.

NCDOT Hosts Public Meetings

U.S. 74 (Independence Boulevard), STIP Number U-2509

NCDOT proposes upgrades to U.S. 74 from west of Idlewild Road to I-485 by adding general purpose lanes, interchanges, bridges and an express lane in each direction. 

NCDOT, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has published the Final U.S. 74 (Independence Boulevard) Improvements Environmental Assessment (EA). The EA contains a summary of the impacts associated with the project, including an evaluation and proposed finding of de minimis 4(f) impacts to several local park properties protected under the Department of Transportation Act of 1966. The Environmental Assessment (EA) document is available for review online.

Public meetings are scheduled for:
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
CPCC Levine Campus - LVII Atrium

2800 Campus Ridge Road
Matthews, NC
Drop-in from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Ovens Auditorium - Starlight Room​

2700 E. Independence Boulevard
Charlotte, NC
Drop-in from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

The purpose of the informal meetings is to inform the public of the project and gather input on the proposed design. For more information on this project, visit https://www.ncdot.gov/news/public-meetings/Pages/U-2509-2020-01-28.aspx.

Upcoming Community Stakeholder Meetings for the I-77 Corridor Study

CRTPO hosted two stakeholder meetings to kick-off the Beyond 77 Study. Beyond 77 is a study focused on improving the user experience on and around the I-77 corridor. The study area is 68 miles from Statesville, NC to Rock Hill, SC. Business and community leaders and residents dropped in to learn more about this study. Team members provided an overview of the study and heard from attendees their perspective on travel patterns and transportation priorities for the area. 

A third meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 28, 2020: 
Drop-in between 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Charlotte Center City Partners

200 South Tryon St (16th Floor)
Charlotte, NC 
Parking will be validated for those parking in the deck at the corner of S. Church & 4th streets

View News Release here.

FHWA and FTA Seek Public Input for its Quadrennial Certification Review of the CRTPO
Survey closed January 17, 2020

Every four years the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) conducts a certification review to determine if the CRTPO is carrying out the metropolitan planning process in accordance with federal statutes and regulations. The public comment period for this review was open from December 2, 2019 to January 17, 2020. Once the review process is complete, the FHWA report will be posted online. 

CRTPO held a 30-day public comment period for 2020-2029 TIP Adoption and supporting documentation

The 30-day public comment period on the 2020-2029 Draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), amendments to the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), and the air quality conformity determination report for the MTP & TIP closed on December 18, 2019. Final action to approve the DRAFT TIP and associated documents is scheduled for Wednesday, February 19, 2020 during the CRTPO Board meeting at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.

The draft project lists and maps are posted on the CRTPO website at http://crtpo.org/2020-2029-tip-adoption.

The February 19, 2020 CRTPO Board meeting will serve as another opportunity for public comment on the 2020-2029 Draft TIP and the associated documents. The meeting begin at 6 p.m. in Room 267 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.


For information about NCDOT public meetings, visit the NCDOT public meetings web page.

Next CRTPO Meeting - Wednesday, February 19, 2020