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The City of Concord's Transportation Department works hard to maintain streets, sidewalks, signs, curb & gutter, guardrail, traffic signals, and much more. This keeps the traffic, roadways and pedestrian areas safe for citizens and those passing through.  

Our department maintains:

  • 556.60 miles of curb and gutter
  • 356.46 miles of paved street
  • 261.42 miles of sidewalk
  • 4.64 miles of guard rail
  • Over 12,000 signs and street blades

Recent News:

City Council Adoption of Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) Requirements (February 11, 2021)

A Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) is a study that is required by a private developer to analyze the impacts that the proposed development would have on the road network. It helps to identify necessary improvements (if any) to offset those impacts to the transportation infrastructure. The new TIA Ordinance help create a consistent standard among the development community, citizens, and staff to ensure minimum requirements for development approvals are met. The full Technical Standards Manual (TSM) Article VIII Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) document can be viewed on the Transportation Policies and Regulations page. For more information, please contact the Deputy Transportation Director  (

Spring St., Chestnut Dr., and Broad St. Roundabout Construction

The intersection of Spring St., Chestnut Dr., and Broad St. in Concord will have a new design proven to be more cost effective and safer than comparative intersection designs. Beginning November 9th, Performance Managed Construction, LLC will begin converting the heavily traveled intersection into a Mini Roundabout Teardrop.

Construction will result in the closure of the intersection for approximately six months, weather dependent. Detour routes will be established with clear signage, allowing all residents to make access to their homes. Motorists traveling to Union St. can take Cline Ave. SW to Union St; returning from Union, travel will be from Tribune Ave. SW, to Broad Dr. SW, then to High Ave. SW, to Tournament Dr. SW.

For more information, please contact Transportation Project Engineer, Jamie Williams E.I., at 704-920-5341 or williamsjm@concordnc,gov.

Click here to see full brochure.


Street Maintenance to begin Fall 2020
The Transportation Department is pleased to announce the commencement of a new, year-long street maintenance contract scheduled to begin this Fall. The maintenance is to include full resurfacing of some streets, and preservation techniques (crack seal or patching) applied to others based on the severity of the road conditions.

The map below shows what streets have been designated for resurfacing or preservation within the given time period. Check back to track the progress on the map and see what streets will be under construction next. Street symbology on the map will change based on the status of the road (Completed, In-progress, Scheduled), and the corresponding infographics will track how close the maintenance is to being complete. In addition, affected residents and motorists will be notified by roadside signs before work is to begin in the area.

To learn more about Concord’s street maintenance please visit our Community News Page.

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Virginia Street Rehabilitation Project to Begin January 13th, 2020
Beginning Monday, January 13th, Virginia Street SE will close to through-traffic for up to nine months while a major infrastructure rehabilitation project is underway. The City of Concord has awarded a $1.84 million contract to Propst Construction to rehabilitate Virginia Street from Corban Ave SE to the Hillcrest Ave SE. In addition to replacing the deficient concrete surface with a new substructure and asphalt, the project also includes new curb and gutter, sidewalk, storm sewer structures, and replacement of the existing watermain. All residents within the construction area will have access to their driveways throughout the project, which is expected to be complete by mid-October 2020. For more information, visit or contact the Transportation Department at 704-920-5363. To learn more click here.


Interested in helping to keep our streets clean and litter-free? Click here to see more information on the Adopt-A-Street program.



Have a question about a transportation related maintenance issue? Click here to see a list of department personnel.