​Below are key milestones that have occurred or are scheduled for the Business 40 improvements project.

 

Milestone

Date
Environmental Assessment approved February 2014
Preferred Alternative (Cherry Marshall interchange) selected Fall 2014
Finding of No Significant Impact approved February 2015
Small business liaison hired August 2015

Design-Build Team of Flatiron Constructors, Inc. / Blythe Development Company Joint Venture and HDR Engineering Inc. awarded project

Design-Build Contract Executed

August 2016

 

September 2016

Design, right of way purchase, environmental permits acquisition, utilities coordination Fall/Winter 2016 - Spring 2019
CONSTRUCTION SEGMENT A: Fourth Street Bridge and Peters Creek Parkway Interchange Fall 2017 - Fall 2018*
CONSTRUCTION SEGMENT D: MLK Jr. Boulevard and Academy Street improvements Summer 2018 - Fall 2018*
CONSTRUCTION SEGMENT C: Business 40 West of The Strollway to East of Church Street Fall 2018 - Fall 2019*
CONSTRUCTION SEGMENT B: Business 40 West of Green Street to East of Cherry Street Fall 2019 - Summer 2020*
PROJECT COMPLETE Late 2020*

*Construction dates are subject to change.
 Conceptual rendering of modernized Business 40 through downtown Winston-Salem