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CRTPO Board approved $3.5 million of transportation funding for Mecklenburg and Union counties

June 23, 2023 – For Immediate Release

The CRTPO Board approved $3.5 million following the annual 2023 spring call for existing discretionary projects that have experienced a funding shortfall at its June 21, 2023, meeting. The Project Oversight Committee (POC) reviewed the project submittals and validated that projects were scored appropriately and qualified for discretionary project funds based upon CRTPO’s Discretionary Funds Policy Guide.

Table 1 shows a list of projects and funds awarded. The 2020-2029 TIP has been amended to add funds to the selected projects. 

Table 1 – Spring 2023 Supplemental Discretionary Funding

Existing CRTPO Discretionary Project (Transportation Improvement Program Number)JurisdictionApproved Discretionary Funds
Downtown Waxhaw Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Enhancements (EB-5819)Waxhaw$392,367
NC 115 Widening (Mt. Holly-Huntersville Rd to Ramah Church Rd) (U-5908)Huntersville$3,144,600    
Total Awarded Spring 2023 Supplemental Discretionary Funding$3,536,967
Spring 2023 Supplemental Discretionary Funding

If you have any questions about discretionary funded projects, please contact Jennifer Stafford at CRTPO is the federally designated MPO for the Charlotte urban area; its planning area includes Iredell, Mecklenburg, and Union counties. More information is available on the CRTPO website at