$1.7B of construction underway in Charlotte central hub

The increase in business and residential populations in Charlotte have also resulted in an expansion of the city’s transit systems and highway modernization projects, creating work for contractors specializing in infrastructure work in addition to generating jobs for multifamily and commercial contractors.

In the fall, the North Carolina DOT tapped French company Eurovia for a $346 million toll lane project along Interstate 485 in Charlotte. Eurovia’s U.S. subsidiary Blythe Construction will add one 16.6-mile toll lane in each direction, a high-occupancy vehicle lane and 13 new bridges.

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