Expect pain, difficult choices, Owens says By Reggie Ponder The Daily Advance Friday, January 21, 2011 North Carolina’s projected $3.7 billion budget shortfall will result in painful spending cuts and require difficult decisions by state lawmakers, state Rep. Bill Owens, D-Pasquotank, told a group of area public officials and business leaders Friday. Owens spoke at […]
New location roadway, including a proposed bridge over the Currituck Sound, from Currituck County mainland to the Currituck County Outer Banks.
Length Approximately 7.0 miles
Estimated Cost Preliminary cost is estimated at $659.2 million. Final costs will be determined during design.
Free alternate route Existing US 158 across the Wright Memorial Bridge, then NC 12.
Mid-Currituck Bridge • Cost: $580 – $670 million • Length: 7 miles • 2010 Milestones – Draft Environmental Impact Statement issued in March – Evaluating Public-Private Partnership option • Schedule – Complete environmental studies Mid-2011 – Complete project financing Late 2011 – Begin construction Late 2011 – Open to traffic 2014
In our fight against the Mid-Currituck Bridge, this comment by Currituck County Commissioner says it all… “Vance Aydlett, the Republican chairman of Currituck’s Board of Commissioners, said Basnight’s resignation may affect plans for a mid-county bridge in Currituck. Basnight has been a key proponent of the proposed bridge from Currituck’s mainland to the Outer Banks. […]
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 25TH 2011 MARC BASNIGHT WILL RESIGN FROM THE SENATE.