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Construction on Jetton Road Ext. begins next month

Sept. 19. Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board has approved a $2.89 million contract with Blythe Development of Charlotte for improvements to Jetton Road Extension from West Catawba Ave to Liverpool Parkway. The low bid from Blythe was actually $300,000 below the amount allocated for the project in this year’s budget. Construction gets under way […]

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Town Board: Term length hearing last night, new road connection

June 20. By Dave Vieser. If the Cornelius Town Board was looking for a large turnout for a public hearing on terms lengths, they must have been disappointed. Only one citizen showed up to voice an opinion on whether the terms of the mayor and town board members be changed from two years to staggered […]

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Road improvements expected with new Cornelius hospital

Feb. 16. By Dave Vieser. The construction of a new Atrium Hospital in Cornelius will not only enhance medical care here but also result in some road improvements—all at Atrium’s expense. Major developers such as Atrium are required by the town to conduct a Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) before the rezoning application can be reviewed […]

Commissioner calls for more local authority for some transportation issues

Jan. 9. By Dave Vieser. Cornelius Town Commissioner Denis Bilodeau says he will push for more local authority to address smaller transportation solutions “that have big results.” He’s a member of the town’s Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) as well as the Charlotte Regional Planning Transportation Organization (CRPTO). Quality of life issues “To put it mildly, […]

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Hickory St., Northcross Drive improvements moving ahead

Jan. 4. By Dave Vieser. The First Cornelius Town Board meeting of 2023, held last night due to the New Years Day holiday on Monday, was a rather subdued event. There were no public hearings on the agenda. However, commissioners approved a number of property transfers and donations, which are needed to begin construction on […]


Scoring process paves the way for street repairs

Aug. 31. More than five miles of town-maintained roads will be resurfaced starting this fall. The roads, listed below, are selected based on rankings provided by a third party engineering firm, according to Assistant Town Manager Tyler Beardsley. The firm gives each road a score of zero to 100, with zero being very bad condition […]

CLT Water closing part of South Street in Davidson

Aug. 23: Charlotte Water will close South Street from Cathey Street to Mimosa Street from late August to early October because of a major wastewater project. The connector between Antiquity and downtown Davidson is also home to baseball fields, churches, schools and the future Davidson Town Hall. The wastewater project, which extends to Hillside at […]

Town maps out plan for 5.2 miles of repaving

Aug. 16. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board approved an $883,500 contract which will fund the resurfacing of town-maintained roads at Monday night’s meeting. Albemarle-based NJR Group had the lowest bid out of the five companies who responded. There is a total of 5.2 miles to be resurfaced. Work should begin this fall and […]

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Repaving contract tops tonight’s Town Board agenda

Aug. 15. Consideration of an $883,500 contract to resurface several miles of town-maintained roads highlights the Cornelius Town Board meeting Monday evening Aug. 15. Albermarle-based NJR Group had the lowest bid out of the companies responding. The town actually received five bids for the contract, according to Assistant Town Manager Tyler Beardsley. NJR was the […]

Town seeks bids for resurfacing local roads

July 11. By Dave Vieser. Cornelius is seeking bids from construction firms to resurface 5.62 miles of town-maintained roads. Bids will be opened in late July, and, if accepted, work will start in the fall. Background The town’s last repaving project was in FY 2019 when 5.19 miles of town roads were repaved. Town roads […]