Proposed Wilmington “Beltline” Improvements in Brunswick and New Hanover Counties STIP Project No. P-5740

by February 17, 2020



The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold two public meetings regarding the proposed improvements to approximately 13 miles of the CSX Railroad SE Line (the “Beltline”) including tie and rail rehabilitation, curve realignments, and upgraded switch operations. Improvements to existing highway grade crossings also include selected closures, signal upgrades, and crossing surface improvements from CSX Davis Yard in Navassa to South Second Street in Wilmington, Brunswick and New Hanover counties.

Two public meetings will be held to present the same information:

  Monday, February 24                                                                                                               Tuesday, February 25
5-7 p.m.                                                                                                                                                   5-7 p.m.
St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church                                                                                    Rachel Freeman School of Engineering
1416 Market Street, Wilmington                                                                                                  2601 Princess Place Drive, Wilmington

NCDOT and SCDOT project team members and representatives of the NV5 Consultant Team will be available to provide information and answer questions regarding the project. The opportunity to submit written comments and questions will be provided at the meeting or before January 10, 2020.  Please note that no formal presentation will be made at these meetings.

At the meetings there will be maps of the proposed plans as well as project team members who will be available to answer questions and receive feedback. The public may attend at any time during the meeting hours. Please note there will be no formal presentation. All comments will be taken into consideration as the project develops. The opportunity to submit written comments will be provided at the meetings or may be done via phone, email, or mail by March 10.

As information becomes available, it may be viewed at the project webpage:

For additional information, please contact Undrea Major, Rail Project Manager at (919) 707-4726 or 1553 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1553 or Consultant Project Manager Marc Hamel at (919) 781-4626 or project email address at

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who wish to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Lauren Putnam at or (919) 707-6072 as early as possible, so that arrangements can be made.

Persons who do not speak English, or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English, may receive interpretive services upon request prior to the meeting by calling 1-800-481-6494.

Aquellas personas no hablan inglés, o tienen limitaciones para leer, hablar o entender inglés, podrían recibir servicios de interpretación si los solicitan antes de la reunión llamando al 1-800-481-6494.

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