As NC Grows, 2022 to See Major Transportation Projects Across State

As NC Grows, 2022 to See Major Transportation Projects Across State

North State Journal

February 14, 2022

North Carolina transportation planners are working to keep the state’s highway infrastructure current with rapid population growth. But those efforts devolve into the usual debates about whether to concentrate highway improvement dollars in densely populated metro areas or coastal and mountain regions reliant on tourism traffic. The State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is responsible for choosing and executing these projects, and the 2020-2029 STIP plan contains 1,718 active projects. More than 1,300 projects are in the highway category, with bicycle/pedestrian projects comprising 234, the second largest category.

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