Charlotte, NC Experiences Highway Construction Boom

January 14, 2013

The city of Charlotte, N.C., has more than $3 billion in highway construction projects planned or currently underway, according to

The Department of Transportation created the N.C. Mobility Fund to help fund large projects, and money was also shifted to focus on projects with the greatest need.

Projects include the completion of the city’s outerbelt, the rebuilding of the Yadkin River bridge on Interstate 85 and the completion of Interstate 485.