STEELE CREEK NEWS
Intersection Realignment Plan Completed
2009) The North Carolina Department of Transportation has completed
a preliminary plan for their proposed improvements to the Sledge
Road/Steele Creek Road intersection. There is no word on when
they will actually construct it, however. The NCDOT still must
locate underground utilities and purchase any additional
right-of-way or easements that may be necessary before beginning
basically makes Sledge Road continue straight through the current
grassy triangle to Steele Creek Road, where there will be a
squared-off intersection with a signal. The road will be located in the red shaded
area on the diagram below.
Most of the current northern section (shown with crosshatching and
yellow highlighting) will be abandoned.
There will be a left
turn lane on northbound Steele Creek Road to turn onto Sledge Road,
and there will be a left turn lane to turn left from Sledge Road
onto Steele Creek Road.
The road will be
between the red lines on the photograph below.
Sledge Road and
Steele Creek Road (NC 160) are state-maintained roads rather than
See pdf versions of
the plans here:
Sledge Road Pavement Marking Plan
Sledge Road Pavement Structure Plan