Another section of the U.S. 17 Bypass has opened

CRAVEN COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Department of Transportation crews opened a 2.5 Mile stretch of the new highway between Maysville and Pollocksville. The entire bypass is expected to be completed next year.It will include a four-lane divided road that will connect U.S..17 North of Spring Hill Road in Onslow County and then reconnect to the U.S. […]

U.S. 17 Bypass in Craven County closing for three months

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A bypass connecting 2 major highways will close on Tuesday for 3 months, after officials say rain delayed it being closed Monday. Drivers who used to travel on the the highway 17 bypass in Craven county will be rerouted to take highway 17 Business through New Bern, and several drivers say […]

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Public weighs in ahead of planned Highway 17 improvements

Williamston NC Highway 17

MARTIN COUNTY, NC (WITN) The passageway for 10,000 daily drivers, the two-lane Highway 17 between NC 171 and Williamston, will soon be getting a roughly $70 million upgrade. Thursday in Williamston that Department of Transportation project was the subject of an open public comment meeting, as the DOT prepares to expand the existing road to four-lanes […]