The road project, which will cost about of three quarters of a billion dollars, is set to start right-of-way acquisition in 2019.
Asheville City Council also heard an update about the long-awaited I-26 Connector project, and more.
Also, a local lingerie maker is opening a new retail location in West Asheville, and much more.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is building a diverging diamond interchange at the intersection of I-26 and Airport Road.
The Interstate 26 Connector project public hearing is set for 4 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Renaissance Hotel in Asheville.
Prospects dim for the long-debated road construction project in Asheville.