Federal Highway Administration Pavement Preservation Project

In early April 2019, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) began a one year project to preserve approximately 43 miles of paved roads and parking areas within Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial. The contractor for the $6.9 million project is Bryant's Land & Development Industries, Inc. (Burnsville, North Carolina). [Press Release]

Project updates, including temporary construction closures, delay alerts, and progress photos, are listed below.

Pavement Preservation Status

Last Update: November 14, 2019 at 6:08 AM

  • On April 2, 2019, a notice to proceed with project was issued to Bryant's Land & Development Industries, Inc. (Burnsville, NC) by FHWA.
  • A project break occurred May 24 through September 2.
  • Contractors are currently working on Hatteras and Bodie Islands.
  • Completion percentage for Cape Hatteras NS portion of project: 70%. Overall, the project is 60% complete.
  • Funding for this $6.9 million project came from the FHWA.
  • Project photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/cahapavementpreservation


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The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation that supports state and local governments in the design, construction, and maintenance of the Nation's highway system (Federal Aid Highway Program) and various federally and tribal owned lands (Federal Lands Highway Program). Through financial and technical assistance to State and local governments, the FHWA is responsible for ensuring that America's roads and highways continue to be among the safest and most technologically sound in the world. More about the FHWA.

Last updated: November 14, 2019

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