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Statesville Road Widening

Statesville Road
This project will widen Statesville Road to four lanes and provide amenities such as curb & gutter, sidewalks, bike lanes and planting strips.

What's happened?
 Construction is complete.

What's next? Project is in the warranty phase.

Who to contact? Imad Fakhreddin, 704-336-7926.

I-85 to Sunset
(Funded through 2000 and 2008 Transportation Bonds)

Statesville Road (I-85 to Sunset) will be widened from two lanes to four lanes and will include a median, curb and gutter, sidewalks, bicycle facilities and planting strips. 

As part of the roadway project, upgrades to area water service will be included, specifically a new water transmission line and water main.



Statesville Road map


  • To support and respond to growth in the North Transit Corridor 
  • Provide community connectivity by providing sidewalks and bicycle facilities
  • To provide an alternate route to I-77 (Statesville Road)
  • Reduce congestion and improve safety  
Cost: $30,675,000 (includes water transmission line and water main installation)
Please note that this figure includes all costs associated with the project such as planning and design, acquiring the right of way, utility relocation, consultant fee, construction, and landscaping.   
The Engineering & Property Management (E&PM) project team will manage the Statesville Road Widening project through the stages listed below. Specific work is conducted during each stage with an emphasis on public involvement during the planning and design phases. Click here to learn how City projects are selected, designed and built.
Public meetings held: 
March 29, 2001
September 20, 2001
May 14, 2002 (meeting minutes in pdf format)
March 10, 2009 (postcard in pdf format)

Click on the two links below to view the plans in two sections:

Click on the link below to view a typical roadway design:

Planning and Design Phase (Complete)
City staff worked with Mulkey Engineers Consulting to plan and design the improvements to Statesville Road.  These plans were based on safety, cost, benefits, traffic analysis and a public involvement process that allowed citizens and nearby businesses to provide input at two public meetings. 
Real Estate Phase (Complete)
The City's Real Estate staff worked with citizens and businesses to acquire right of way and property easements needed for construction work. 

Utility Relocation started in February 2011
Bid Phase (Complete)
During the bid phase, final specifications and special provisions will be prepared and quantities of material will be determined.  The City of Charlotte follows the North Carolina state regulations and selects the lowest, responsible bidder. 
Construction Phase (Began July 9, 2012)
E&PM staff will work closely with the contractor and property owners to ensure right of way agreements are followed.
Project Contacts:

Imad Fakhreddin, P.E., Engineering Project Manager, 704-336-7926
Tom Sorrentino, P.E., Transportation Project Manager, 704-336-3934