Local & Regional Activities

  • The Local and Regional Affairs Committee (LRAC) is a standing committee of the HOA Board charged with discovering and tracking local and regional projects and activities that may impact Cypress Landing. 
  • The purpose of this page is to provide current and accurate information on those activities to Cypress Landing residents.
  • Questions or concerns about these activities can be emailed to:  LRAC@CypressLanding.com
 
Current Projects/Activities Impacting Cypress Landing
As of 10/27/22
 
  HWY 17 Business road closure and RR bridge replacement
  Impact: Hwy 17 Business closed between Chocowinity and Washington.  The bypass is US 17.
  Current Timing:  From Nov 2021 to at least spring 2023.
  Updates/progress reports: 
Sept 26, 2022, Chocowinity Washington bridge construction (Steve Smith, videographer)
July 30, 2022, Chocowinity Bridge Construction (video, Steve Smith)
June 27, 2022, Chocowinity Bridge Update (Steve Smith, videographer)
 
 
 
 
 
  Title:  Natural Gas Lines underground
  Impact: community-wide installation of gas lines near roads
  Current Timing:  Reportedly, engineering studies are complete, no budget figures due to the unstable economy
  Updates/progress reports: LRAC continues to monitor; no future "survey" expected of who/how many residents might switch to natural gas; construction might use the "boring method" to minimize effects; no expected direct cost to potential future customers.
 
 
 
  Title: Grimesland RR bridge closure/repairs HWY 33
  Impact: Traveling Hwy 33 to and from Greenville MAY BE affected from time to time with identified detours/ due to RR Bridge construction; two lane traffic "most of the time"
  Current Timing: The project starts November 2022, probably more than one year (doing the same work as HWY 17 RR bridge)
  Updates/progress reportsLRAC Continues to maintain contact with NCDOT
 
 
 
  Title: Chocowinity HWY 33 bridge/road widening, repair/replacement (between Old Blounts Creek Road and Gray Road)
  Impact: slight/minimized construction delays possible; NO DETOUR planned
  Current Timing:  construction bids are expected to be "let" in 2023-24; some pre-construction work and land acquisition have occurred; the Town of Choco Utilities in the early planning stage.
  Updates/progress reports: LRAC continuing to develop local NCDOT contact info; drone videos "before and during" (similar to HWY 17 project) are expected.
 
 
  
  Title: 4-lane Widening of HWY 17 Between Washington and Williamston.
  Impact: Traffic NOT expected to be detoured; minor delays possible; improve safety and traffic flow.
  Current Timing: Already under construction, may last until July 2026
  Updates/progress reports: Updates/progress reports: LRAC continues to monitor and maintain contact with NCDOT
 
 
 
  Title: Bus HWY 17 Tar/Pamlico River Draw Bridge Repairs
  Impact: Disrupted (but accessible) traffic to businesses on Bus. HWY 17 between Pamlico River and RR Bridge Construction
  Current Timing: Completion of repairs not later than Spring 2023 (same as for RR Construction)
  Updates/progress reports: Traffic (one way each way) is allowed across the bridge to reach businesses on 17 Business.