Hampstead Bypass is now fully funded

Hampstead Bypass (Photo: NCDOT)

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Pender County Commissioner David Piepmeyer says the Hampstead Bypass is fully funded and moving ahead.

According to Piepmeyer, the approximately $113 million to build both sections of the 4-lane divided highway has been formally approved.

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This clears the path to allow construction to being in 2020 with completion by 2025.

The bypass will be 13 miles long when completed.