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Projects in North Carolina

Below are the "shovel-ready" projects the mayors of this state submitted in the 2008 U.S. Conference of Mayors report. You can click on a project to read (and add to) its description. You can also discuss the project and vote on whether you believe it is critical or not. For a more local view, you can drill down to projects in a particular city. Just choose a city from the following list.

The total of cost of all the projects submitted by North Carolina is $1,976,159,270

View a specific city in North Carolina: AshevilleCharlotteConcordDurhamFayettevilleGastoniaRocky MountWinston-Salem

Description City State Jobs Cost Program Type Vote Ratio
Hendersonville Road sidewalk Asheville NC 40 $4,000,000 Streets/Roads -353
McDowell Street sidewalk Asheville NC 6 $600,000 Streets/Roads -103
Complete Wayfinding Project Asheville NC 10 $600,000 Streets/Roads -144
Beaverdam Road sidewalk Asheville NC 4 $400,000 Streets/Roads -68
Traffic Signal at Charlotte and Edwin Place Asheville NC 5 $70,000 Streets/Roads -68
Traffic Signal Upgrade at Charlotte and Chestnut Asheville NC 5 $60,000 Streets/Roads -51
Victoria Road Drainange/Roadway Asheville NC 10 $500,000 Water -30
Brian and Burton Street drainage/Roadway Asheville NC 6 $400,000 Water -36
Old Toll Road Drainange/Roadway Asheville NC 6 $400,000 Water -29
Walnut Cove Pumping Station Asheville NC 5 $300,000 Water -10
Mills River Pumping Station Asheville NC 5 $200,000 Water 8
North Fork High Pressure Pumping Station Asheville NC 5 $100,000 Water 5
Black Mountain Pumping Station Asheville NC 5 $100,000 Water 7
Upgrade parks to become ADA assessible Asheville NC 24 $1,700,000 CDBG -67
Replacement buses Asheville NC 40 $4,400,000 Transit -48
Bike Lockers Asheville NC 10 $40,000 Transit -159
installation of bus stops Asheville NC 2 $40,000 Transit -14
Bike racks Asheville NC 5 $40,000 Transit -136
Fred D. Alexander Blvd (Sections B2 & C) Charlotte NC 616 $22,000,000 Streets/Roads -91
Dixie River Road Charlotte NC 364 $13,000,000 Streets/Roads -26
NC29/US49 Widening Ph 2 - N. Trying Street Charlotte NC 364 $13,000,000 Streets/Roads 24
Little Rock Rd Realign. Charlotte NC 224 $8,000,000 Streets/Roads -28
Intersection Improvements Charlotte NC 207 $7,400,000 Streets/Roads 0
ITS Traffic Mgmt Expan. Charlotte NC 140 $5,000,000 Streets/Roads -18
Belmont Neighborhood Improve. (Seigle Ave & Gateways) Charlotte NC 90 $3,200,000 Streets/Roads -27
Thomasboro/Hoskings Neighborhood Improve. Ph 3 Charlotte NC 84 $3,000,000 Streets/Roads -24
Ped. Safety/Sidewalks Charlotte NC 72 $2,600,000 Streets/Roads 9
Central Ave. Improve. At Eastland Mall Charlotte NC 56 $2,000,000 Streets/Roads 3
ITS Mgmt Optimization Charlotte NC 42 $1,500,000 Streets/Roads -23
Reedy Creek Wastewater Collection System Charlotte NC 1092 $39,000,000 Water 10
Franklin Water Plant Reservoir Expansion Charlotte NC 980 $35,000,000 Water 10
McAlpine Relief Sewer Phase 2 Charlotte NC 560 $20,000,000 Water 10
Wastewater Collection System Rehabilitation Charlotte NC 126 $4,500,000 Water 15
Stream Restoration Charlotte NC 56 $2,000,000 Water 5
Wastewater Collection System Hydraulic Models Charlotte NC 56 $2,000,000 Water 7
Storm Drain Repairs Charlotte NC 56 $2,000,000 Water 11
McAlpine Wastewater Treatment Plant Filter Expansion Design Charlotte NC 45 $1,600,000 Water -3
Griffith Street Liftstation Upgrade Charlotte NC 45 $1,600,000 Water -9
Wilora Lake Rehab. Charlotte NC 28 $1,000,000 Water 46
Burstonwood Storm Drain. Charlotte NC 28 $1,000,000 Water -6
Rockland Rd Culver Repl. Charlotte NC 28 $1,000,000 Water -7
Beatties Ford Watermain Charlotte NC 16 $600,000 Water -4
Utilities Operations Center - LEED Certification Charlotte NC 336 $12,000,000 Energy -19
Discovery Place Chiller Charlotte NC 28 $1,000,000 Energy -102
CMU - A/C Equip. Upgrade Charlotte NC 28 $1,000,000 Energy -15
Animal Control Green Roof Charlotte NC 12 $400,000 Energy -41
AC Upgrades (Fire Stations 8 & 35; CMPD Computer Room) Charlotte NC 8 $300,000 Energy -8
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Green Roof Charlotte NC 8 $300,000 Energy -49
Energy Efficient Lighting Replacement At Multiple City Bldgs Charlotte NC 6 $200,000 Energy -21
Fire Station #39 Photo Voltaic System Charlotte NC 3 $100,000 Energy -16
North Corridor Rail Line Charlotte NC 9380 $335,000,000 Transit 188
LYNX Blue Line Enhancements Charlotte NC 3080 $110,000,000 Transit 4
Bus Purchase Charlotte NC 2520 $90,000,000 Transit -111
N. Davidson Maint. Facility Charlotte NC 840 $30,000,000 Transit -16
North Corridor Rail Line Grade Crossings Charlotte NC 840 $30,000,000 Transit -7
Transp. Center Rehab Charlotte NC 420 $15,000,000 Transit -25
Park and Ride Lots Charlotte NC 280 $10,000,000 Transit -5
Weddington Road/Bruton Smith Boulevard Intersection/Corridor Improvements - intersection/corridor improvements to facilitate the movement of traffic in a tourism area creating significant congestion mitigation impacting Interstate 85 Concord NC 120 $16,000,000 Streets/Roads 7
Morehead Road Realignment - realignment of existing road between US 29 and Performance Drive to match new bypass alignment and separate pedestrian and vehicular movement near speedway Concord NC 50 $8,000,000 Streets/Roads -20
Street Improvements - pave/rehabilitate 20 miles of municipal street infrastructure Concord NC 16 $2,500,000 Streets/Roads 3
Triangle Area Water Tank - installation of a 2 MG elevated water tank to enhance water storage and stabilize system pressures in the western area of the city Concord NC 6 $5,200,000 Water 12
Havencrest Sewer Outfall - replacement of approximately 6,100 feet of sanitary sewer serving a portion of the area near Poplar Tent and I-85 Concord NC 6 $796,500 Water 3
Rocky River Golf Course Sewer Outfall - replacement of approximately 2,500 feet of sanitary sewer serving an area along Bruton Smith Boulevard Concord NC 8 $787,500 Water -27
Hendrick Sewer Outfall - upsizing of approximately 1,100 feet of sanitary sewer to accommodate future growth in the speedway area Concord NC 6 $609,000 Water 3
Irish Buffalo Downtown Sewer Outfall - replacement of approximately 4,300 feet of sanitary sewer serving part of the downtown area Concord NC 6 $520,000 Water 1
Wilson Street Culvert - replacement of aging infrastructure Concord NC 6 $350,000 Water 4
Morrison Road Pump Station Elimination - extension of gravity sanitary sewer to eliminate the need for a wastewater pump station nearing the end of its useful life Concord NC 6 $316,000 Water 2
Young Street Culvert - replacement of aging infrastructure Concord NC 5 $198,000 Water 5
James Street Culvert - replacement of aging infrastructure Concord NC 5 $198,000 Water 5
Georgia Street Culvert - replacement of aging infrastructure Concord NC 5 $198,000 Water 6
Irish Buffalo to Zion Church Sewer Phase 1 - replacement of approximately 1,956 feet of sanitary sewer and upgrades to an existing outfall Concord NC 8 $190,000 Water 4
Long Avenue Waterline - replacement of approximately 1,400 feet of 6-inch waterline Concord NC 5 $186,000 Water 0
Melrose Avenue Culvert - replacement of aging infrastructure Concord NC 5 $156,000 Water 0
Princess Street and Crowell Drive Culvert - replacement of aging infrastructure Concord NC 5 $156,000 Water 2
Wolf Meadow Elementary Waterline - installation of approximately 2,200 feet of waterline required due to the closure of Philip Morris Concord NC 5 $130,000 Water 10
Woodsdale Place Waterline - replacement of approximately 220 feet of 6-inch waterline Concord NC 5 $40,000 Water 0
Glenwood Drive Culvert - replacement of aging infrastructure Concord NC 5 $40,000 Water 2
Franklin Street Stormwater Sewer - realignment of 100 feet of 42-inch stormwater sewer Concord NC 5 $40,000 Water 0
Hanger Addition - construct a new hanger to provide office space and room for larger aircraft Concord NC 20 $3,300,000 Airport -27
Taxiway Overlay - overlay surface to repair aged asphalt and provide support for larger aircraft Concord NC 12 $2,950,000 Airport -6
Apron Overlay - overlay surface to repair aged asphalt and provide support for larger aircraft Concord NC 12 $2,790,000 Airport -5
Apron Addition - construct an additional apron on the northern end of the airport runway Concord NC 12 $1,080,000 Airport -7
Runway Improvements - overlay surface to repair aged asphalt and provide support for larger aircraft, improve runway lighting Concord NC 15 $1,022,800 Airport -9
Rocky River Greenway (Moss Creek Phase) - improvements to the Rocky River Greenway between Highway 73 and Harris Road Concord NC 12 $1,000,000 Housing -21
Beverly Hills Park Restroom - construction of a restroom building at an existing park on Miramar Street Concord NC 8 $95,000 Housing -17
Recreation Center Upgrades - demolition and construction to create a front desk/reception area and offices at Hartsell Recreation Center and Logan Multi-Purpose Center Concord NC 8 $45,000 Housing -21
McInnis Aquatic Center Remodeling - renovation of the entrance to the pool building to enhance security at the window and shower rooms Concord NC 8 $15,000 Housing -24
Fire Station #5 Renovation - renovation of existing fire station to provide needed space in the apparatus bay and housing for an additional ladder company Concord NC 8 $1,325,250 Public Safety 12
PAVE DIRT STREETS Durham NC 36 $22,000,000 Streets/Roads -43
STREET RESURFACING Durham NC 45 $10,000,000 Streets/Roads 20
LIGGETT/WEST VILLAGE STREETSCAPE Durham NC 18 $8,900,000 Streets/Roads -46
SIDEWALK/ADA CURB RAMPS Durham NC 20 $6,212,600 Streets/Roads 6
MARKHAM STREET CULVERT Durham NC 24 $2,000,000 Streets/Roads -15
TRINITY AVE. CULVERT REPLACEMENT Durham NC 20 $1,500,000 Streets/Roads -8
CLAREMONT CULVERT REPLACEMENT Durham NC 16 $750,000 Streets/Roads -8
MAIN & DILLARD CULVERT Durham NC 12 $500,000 Streets/Roads -10
FAYETTEVILLE ST/RIDDLE RD IMPROVEMENTS Durham NC 10 $300,000 Streets/Roads 39
FLOATING WETLAND Durham NC 8 $45,000 Water -1
NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL STREETSCAPES Durham NC 200 $25,000,000 CDBG -62
DURHAM STATION PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP Durham NC 100 $5,000,000 CDBG -32
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