Business leaders, NCDOT discuss Monroe Bypass

Article posted by Union County Weekly

The Monroe Bypass may still be in limbo, but the project remains a hot topic among local business leaders.

State transportation officials were in Monroe this week to talk about planned improvements for area roads, as well as the Monroe Bypass and what it could do to help congestion on U.S. 74

Elected officials and business leaders throughout Union County showed up at South Piedmont Community College on Feb. 5 for a sneak peek at some of the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s upcoming Union County projects. The event, a business leaders breakfast hosted by the Union County Chamber of Commerce, featured keynote speaker John Underwood with the NCDOT, who discussed the planned bypass, the widening of Old Monroe Road from Matthews to Indian Trail, a Rea Road extension in the Weddington area and other scheduled road improvements.

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