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Mid-Currituck Bridge Environmental Impact Study to be released soon

Soon, perhaps within weeks, the North Carolina Turnpike Authority will release the Environmental Impact Study on the Mid-Currituck Bridge.  This is the next big step needed to be completed before construction can begin on the approximately $660 million project.

The study was to have been released last year, but the NCTA held back as they wanted to include an 'Option B' design in the study.  'Option B', plans for which was released to the public last October, would move toll booths closer to US 158 and also change the location of Aydlett Road.  Aydlett residents and Currituck County Commissioners both oppose 'Option B'.

After the study is formally made public, the NCTA plans to hold another round of public hearings on the results.

Story Links:
Currituck Mid-County Bridge study close to release ---The Daily Advance

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