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    US 17 Bypass Now Open, Eight Months Early and Under Budget

    November 19, 2019

    Balfour Beatty, the North Carolina Department of Transportation and a host of local dignitaries celebrated the opening of US 17 Maysville Bypass Highway in a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 14. The $143 million project, a joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Branch Civil, includes 12.3 miles of a new four-lane divided highway that helps provide a shorter and safer ride around Maysville and Pollocksville. Originally scheduled to open in June 2020, the project opens eight months early and under budget.