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Construction on Nantz Rd and W. Catawba

$122 million in road construction coming

April 10. By Dave Vieser. Get ready for more road construction in Cornelius as eight projects are either under way or will be soon. We’re talking big bucks, with a conservative value in excess of $122 million.    “The No. 1 issue I hear from citizens when talking about quality of life, mobility or development […]


Hwy. 21 update: Let’s get wide in 2026, maybe 2029

March 27. By Dave Vieser. With the new Atrium Health Lake Norman rising day by day, you may be wondering when Hwy. 21, AKA Statesville Road, will be widened. The two-lane road produces lengthy delays for both north and southbound motorists. A widening project is going stretch from Chic-fil-A in Huntersville north to just past […]

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Clearing for roundabout, apartments takes toll on landscape at Cornelius/Davidson border

March 19. By Dave Yochum. A roundabout ​being built on Main Street just south of the Norfolk Southern Railroad trestle has been years in the making but site work over the weekend caught people in Davidson and Cornelius by surprise. A vast swath of trees has been cut down to make way for the roundabout which will relieve […]

CRTPO awards more than $62 million for 25 regional transportation projects

Feb. 22. The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) Board awarded funding for several regional transportation projects, including more than $14 million for road improvements in Cornelius and $3 million in Huntersville. Improvements to the Catawba US 21 intersection are already under way where two roundabouts are planned. The funding allocations totaled more than $62 […]

Convenience store, day care plans include extending Nantz Road

Jan. 18.  By Dave Vieser. Site preparation work has begun for a new convenience store and day care center on West Catawba opposite Nantz Road. Convenience Development Partners will extend Nantz Road to the south and east, behind the storage business and meeting up with another extension that is expected to be built by the […]

Jetton Extension gets a makeover

Watch for construction, starting today, on Jetton Extension

Oct. 23. By Dave Vieser. The much-needed $2.89 million improvement project for Jetton Road Extension from West Catawba Ave to Liverpool begin today. Motorists should expect delays and occasional lane closings during the construction which will last through June of next year. Jetton Road extension has become an increasingly popular alternative for motorists seeking to […]

Sinkhole stabilized but rain delays repaving

June 21. A sinkhole in the Westmoreland development has been stabilized, but a small portion of Chandler’s Landing remains closed. There are roads around the closure so it isn’t affecting travel. Repaving has not been completed because of the rain. “Once we get a dry day, we will pave it,” said Tyler Beardsley, deputy town […]

Closing the gap: Gem Street connection

Eureka: Gem St. Extension is open

April 20. By Dave Yochum. Who said they aren’t making new roads in Cornelius? The Gem Street extension—perfect for anyone who wants to get from South Main Street to Cornelius Elementary and points nearby—is complete. The new connection allows anyone on foot, in a car or on a bike to travel behind the Oak Street […]

Jetton Road Extension/Sefton Park due for improvements

Jetton Extension/Sefton Park: Community meeting Dec. 14

Dec. 9. By Dave Vieser. An informational meeting on the $3 million upgrade planned for Jetton Road extension will take place Dec. 14 at 6 pm in the Community Room at Town Hall. Details Many motorists use Jetton Road extension and Sefton Park as an alternative to West Catawba.  However, the narrow two-lane road has […]

Jetton Extension set for $3 million upgrade

Nov. 23. By Dave Vieser. The Town Board is maintaining a steady speed on plans for a $3 million upgrade on the Jetton Road Extension due to design flaws and the condition of the road. The board has authorized a new traffic study that could result in additional improvements that would be bid and constructed […]