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LAKE NORMANECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Infrastructure



HIGHWAYS

Interstate 77 bisects Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson as it runs from Columbia, SC to Cleveland, Ohio. I-77 provides easy access to Uptown Charlotte and is the Lake Norman Region’s link to I-40, I-85 and I-485.

Interstate 85 is the primary route between Charlotte and Atlanta, I-85 continues south to I-65 in Alabama. To the east, I-85 terminates in Virginia where it connects to I-95, the major north/south highway on the East Coast.

Interstate 40 is a major east/west route that stretches 2,554 miles from Wilmington, NC to Barstow, California.

Interstate 485 is an outer beltway around Charlotte that connects Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson to other suburban communities, link I-77 and I-85, and provide additional access to Charlotte Douglas International Airport and the UNC Charlotte campus. 

RAIL

The Lake Norman Region is served by Norfolk Southern Corporation and is part of the largest consolidated rail system in the U.S. The North Carolina Department of Transportation has its own Rail Division, which focuses on rail-related issues within the state.

INTERMODAL FACILITY at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

The 200-acre intermodal facility at the airport is strategically positioned for the intermodal facility, creating an intermodal hub linking air, rail and truck to east coast seaports. The facility, which is capable of 200,000 lifts annually, transfers containers between trucks and trains, and connects to the intermodal facilities at the Port of Charleston. The facility is managed by Norfolk Southern.

AIRPORTS
Charlotte Douglas International Airport serves the needs of commercial, cargo, corporate, private, military and trucking operations in the area. It is ranked among the top 10 busiest airports in the world and is home to the second largest hub for American Airlines. Charlotte Douglas is a major U.S. hub and international gateway, with non-stop service to 175 cities including London, Frankfurt and Munich.

Interactive map with daily flights from Charlotte

Other airports serving the Lake Norman Region include:

Concord Regional Airport
Hickory Regional Airport
Statesville Regional Airport


SEAPORTS
North Carolina:
Port of Wilmington (210 miles)
Port of Morehead City (306 miles)

South Carolina:
Charleston Harbor (221 miles)

UTILITY SERVICES

Water/SewerCharlotte Water
Natural GasDominion Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas
Electricity: ElectriCities, EnergyUnited, and Duke Power

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