Hwy. 16 construction to begin in 2017

Cigi Sparks
O-N-E reporter

The widening process of Hwy. 16, to provide a more accessible route from Charlotte to Newton and vice versa, has officially begun.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently began talking to owners about purchasing parcels of land along the project areas.

To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.