Recently Completed: Route 58 at Powell Mountain (Lee County)
The project to add a 2,000-foot climbing lane to the west side of Powell Mountain in Lee County was awarded to Estes Bros. Construction, Inc., Jonesville, in July 2020. The project began December 2020 and wrapped up November 2021.
The project improves safety along Route 58 at Powell Mountain by giving passenger vehicles a safe way to pass trucks along the steep grade.
Todd Bolling, P.E., Area Construction Engineer
Major funding source: Federal Funds
Phase: Recently Completed
UPC: 109439, 111272
State ID: 0058-052-811,P101,R201,C501, 0058-052-823,P101,R201,C501
Federal ID: NHPP-052-1(132), STP-052-1(134)
Lat/Long: 36.710556, -82.875556