In addition to the completed lots, plans are under way for the renovation of an existing lot in Madison County on I-26 at Exit 11, as well as for the construction of a new lot at the Buncombe and Henderson County line on N.C. 280, and on Future I-26 at Exit 17 near Weaverville.
The cost for developing each lot is also listed.
• U.S. 23/441 and Old Franklin Road in Dillsboro – 17 spaces - $8,577
• N.C. 107 and Old N.C. 107 in Cullowhee – 10 spaces - $76,037
• I-40 at Exit 33 for Newfound Road at the intersection with Laurel Drive Road in North Canton – 26 spaces - $207,768
• U.S. 64/74 at the intersection with Sloan Road in Franklin – 13 spaces - $58,846
• U.S. 23/441 at Sanderstown Road in North Franklin – 22 spaces - $67,858
• U.S. 74 at Exit 64 in Bryson City at the intersection with Alarka Road – 10 spaces - $32,332
• U.S. 74 at Exit 67 in Bryson City at the intersection with Veterans Boulevard – 10 spaces - $16,727
• U.S. 64 at the intersection with U.S. 178 in Rosman – 14 spaces - $77,989
The final cost of each lot varied depending on the lot’s location, size and the amount of work necessary for completion.
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