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Hillsborough Projects Included in State Transportation Plan

 
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
Hillsborough Projects Included in State Transportation Plan
A rail station in central Hillsborough was included in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s recently approved 2018-2027 State Transportation Improvement Program.

Several Hillsborough projects are included in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s recently approved 2018-2027 State Transportation Improvement Program.

The program identifies construction funding for and scheduling of transportation projects at the state level. Additional information and a map showing project locations can be found on the NCDOT website.

Hillsborough projects in the program include:

  • Building a rail station, platform and parking in central Hillsborough.
  • Building a 100-space park-and-ride lot for GoTriangle’s bus route 420 and Orange-Durham Express.
  • Widening South Churton Street from Interstate 40 to the Eno River and adding traffic lanes, a landscaped median, bicycle lanes and sidewalks.
  • Extending Orange Grove Road from South Churton Street east to U.S. 70 and building sidewalks and bicycle lanes.
  • Improving interchanges on Interstate 85 at South Churton Street and N.C. 86.
  • Adding lanes to Interstate 40.